Thursday, February 14, 2019

Valentine’s Day

[“Heart Amulet.” From Egypt, New Kingdom, Ramesside, c. 1295–1070 BCE. Red jasper. 1 1/8″ × 7/8″ × 9/16″. Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the online collection.]

Happy Valentine’s Day to all.

[More about amulets and the heart, or ib, at this object’s museum page.]

comments: 2

Elaine Fine said...

This is like the heart in Don’t Eat the Pictures!

Michael Leddy said...

I’m glad you remembered that!