Egyptian / Statuette of a Jackal / Saite Period, Dynasty 26 (c. 664-525 B.C.)Egyptian
Statuette of a Jackal
Saite Period, Dynasty 26 (c. 664-525 B.C.)

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Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Ancient Egypt Africa,North Africa,Egypt
Creator Active Place: Africa,North Africa,Egypt
Creator Name-CRT: Egyptian
Title: Statuette of a Jackal
Title Type: preferred
View: 3/4 view
Creation Start Date: -66
Creation End Date: -52
Creation Date: Saite Period, Dynasty 26 (c. 664-525 B.C.)
Creation Place: Africa,North Africa,Egypt
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Bronze
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: H.: 9.5 cm (3-1/2 in.); L.: 17.5 cm (6-7/8 in.)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1920.252
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Museum Purchase Fund
Subject Description: The statuette depicts one of the jackal-form gods, Anubis or Wepwawet. Both were associated with embalming and the protection of the remains of the dead.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1920.252
AMICA Library Year: 1999
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1999

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