The image on one of these bowls depicts a monkey playing a double flute. Representations of animals engaged in human activities occur throughout Egyptian history. The other bowl shows a female figure and flowering plants. This motif may be borrowed from scenes on the walls of painted tombs.
- Medium: Faience, painted
- Place Made: Deir el Nawahid, southeast of Abydos, Egypt
- Dates: ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: XIX Dynasty
- Period: New Kingdom
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 66.172
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Bowl, ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E. Faience, painted Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.172. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Best (81%)