Amulet of a Jackal

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Object Name: 
Amulet of a Jackal
Place Made: 
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Overall L: 2.4 cm
Not on Display
600-201 BCE
Primary Description: 
Opaque red glass covered with a buff weathering product over entire surface; cast, retouched by cutting. Reclining jackal, forepaws extended on horizontal ground line, faces right.
Ross, John G., Source
Glass Animals: 3,500 Years of Artistry and Design (1988) illustrated, p. 18  (bottom row); BIB# 32200