Pendant or Amulet in the shape of a Composite Animal

Unidentified Near Eastern maker

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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 College: Gift of the Class of 1962

990.15.27082

Geography/Culture

Asia, West Asia

Period

3000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Personal Symbol: Amulet

Classification

Near East

Not on view

Provenance

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

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