John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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Art on Sunday: Amulet of a Frog

Amulet of a frog, Egyptian Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.
Faience
Amulet of a Frog
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

I had to look this up, so to save you the trouble of going to Wikipedia and looking it up yourself: Egyptian faience is a non-clay ceramic displaying surface vitrification which creates a bright blue-green luster. So there you go!
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