Phoenician. <em>Pendant in Form of Monkey</em>, 5th century B.C.E. Glass, 13/16 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1656E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1656E_negA_bw.jpg)

Pendant in Form of Monkey


Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 13/16 x 9/16 x 5/8 in. (2.1 x 1.5 x 1.6 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1656E

Image: CUR.37.1656E_negA_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Seated grotesque figure made of opaque colored glass. The body and head are made of a slightly iridescent deep red glass. The head is large. The brows and ears are made of a deep blue glass. The eyes are also blue. They hold to the mouth with a circular object. The base is blue as is the tail. Condition: Left leg, left ear missing; rear of figure bears large chips.

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