Pendant or Amulet in the shape of a Composite Animal

Unidentified Near Eastern maker


about 2700 BCE

Stone, probably serpentine

Overall: 9/16 × 2 3/16 × 1 7/16 in. (1.4 × 5.5 × 3.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of the Class of 1962



Place Made: West Asia, Asia


3000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Research Area

Near East

Not on view


Bernheimers' Antique Arts; sold to Virginia Williamson, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1981; given to present collection, 1990.

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