Jackal Amulet

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Object Name: 
Jackal Amulet
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 2 cm, L: 3.1 cm, Th: .4 cm
On Display
699-600 BCE
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Very deep gray to black, probably stone; carved, ground, and polished. Inlay, with front carved in low relief and back plain. Anubis (in form of jackal), seen in profile reclining to right. Details (mouth, eyes, shoulder, haunch, etc.) carefully rendered.
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source