<em>Upper Part of Sistrum</em>, 664-525 B.C.E. or later. Faience, 8 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (20.5 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.321E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.321E_PS2.jpg)

Upper Part of Sistrum

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-525 B.C.E. or later

Dimensions: 8 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/4 in. (20.5 x 4.9 x 3.2 cm)



Accession Number: 37.321E

Image: 37.321E_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Green-glazed faience sistrum. The column-shaped handle terminates in a double Hathor head (human with cow's ears and wearing a plain lappet wig) supporting a shrine-shaped rattle. The rattle is pierced by three pairs of holes, but the vibrating elements are missing.

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