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Amulet of Rabbit

Unknownca. 664-30 B.C.E.

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

One green glazed faience amulet of a rabbit crouching on a base rounded in the back; with large ears extending back from the head and resting on an attachment to the back. Attachment is pierced horizontally for suspension.

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Details

  • Title: Amulet of Rabbit
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 664-30 B.C.E.
  • Location Created: Egypt
  • Type: Accessory, Insignia
  • Rights: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Selden (through the Roebling Society)
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/98589/Amulet_of_Rabbit
  • Medium: Faience, glazed
  • Dimensions: H: 2.7 cm, H. of base: c. 0.5 cm; length 4.6 cm, L. of fig. 4.5 cm, L. of ears: 2.2 cm; width 5.0 cm
  • Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
  • Accession number: 72.38

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