<em>Fragment of "Magic Knife,"</em> ca. 1759-after 1630 B.C.E. Frit, 1 3/8 x 3 9/16 in. (3.5 x 9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Fragment of "Magic Knife"

Medium: Frit

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1759-after 1630 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 3/8 x 3 9/16 in. (3.5 x 9 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 16.580.145

Image: 16.580.145_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of magic wand in deep blue frit. End with lion’s head in relief on both sides; shaft incised on one side with human legs supporting a vase and Bes holding serpents; on other, lion’s legs supporting jackal-head and tail and portion of body of Sebek-crocodile on stand. Condition: Fragment. Some chips in preserved portion. Glaze has lost luster but preserved lapis-lazuli color.

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