Steatite Frog Amulet

Object Name
Artist/Maker
Date
1st millenium BCE
Medium
steatite
Credit Line
The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario
Object Number
AGOID.107609
Location
AGO, Gallery 107 Thomson European, Centre Case, Shelf 1

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Description

Carved in green stone flecked with black, it is depicted squatting on an integral oval base, the snout lifted up slightly. The details are carefully delineated with a ribbed longitudinal groove running from mouth to tail.

Subjects

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