<em>Cylindrical Amulet</em>, ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E. Gold, copper (?), 2 1/16 x Diam. of cap 1/4 in. (5.3 x 0.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 59.199.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.59.199.1_erg2.jpg)

Cylindrical Amulet

Medium: Gold, copper (?)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1938-1759 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 1/16 x Diam. of cap 1/4 in. (5.3 x 0.7 cm)


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


Accession Number: 59.199.1

Image: CUR.59.199.1_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Amuletic cylinder in gold. Decorated with vertical registers of granulation; at each end slightly flaring cap, the upper one furnished with suspension loop. Small holes toward top of cylinder reveal corrosion and suggest presence of copper (?) inner case. Condition: Upper cap slightly dented. Several minute holes in upper cylinder where granulation has been lost.

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