<em>Head on Column as Amulet</em>, 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 2 3/4 x Diam. 9/16 in. (7 x 1.5 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, 16.580.71. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.580_front_PS6.jpg)

Head on Column as Amulet

Medium: Faience

Dates:664-525 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 3/4 x Diam. 9/16 in. (7 x 1.5 cm)


Accession Number: 16.580.71

Image: 16.580_front_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Head of Mut on papyrus column, in pale green faience, as amulet. Double crown on head. Details of capital incised. Front of column decorated with papyrus clump in relief; balance of column plain. Pierced through back of head. Condition: Currently in two pieces. Glaze worn. Base of column hollow (for attachment).

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