<em>Figure of Khonsu</em>, 664-343 B.C.E. Gold, 1 x 7/16 x 1/4 in. (2.6 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.825E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.825E_wwg8.jpg)

Figure of Khonsu

Medium: Gold

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Dates:664-343 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 x 7/16 x 1/4 in. (2.6 x 1.1 x 0.6 cm)

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Accession Number: 37.825E

Image: CUR.37.825E_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Gold figure, roughly lenticular in section, worked on both the front and rear surfaces. Represented is a seated mummiform falcon-headed diety, possibly Khonsu-Re. The god is crowned with lunar crescent, solar disk and one side, a uraeus. On the other side the uraeus is replaced by an eyelet. The body, crescent, disk, uraeus and eyelet were all made separately. Condition: Small nicks and pits; otherwise good.

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