Vase and Stand Imitating Asiatic Model
An Egyptian stone carver manufactured this version of a Canaanite metal vessel called an amphoriskos. The original Canaanite vessels were often made of precious metals and presented as tribute to the Egyptian king. The shape of this stone adaptation signified the prestige of its Egyptian owner.
- Medium: Egyptian alabaster
- Place Made: Egypt
- Dates: ca. 1400-1336 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: XVIII Dynasty
- Period: New Kingdom
- Dimensions: 5 5/16 x 2 1/2 in. (13.5 x 6.3 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 37.250Ea-b
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Vase and Stand Imitating Asiatic Model, ca. 1400-1336 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 5 5/16 x 2 1/2 in. (13.5 x 6.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.250Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Best (82%)