The Meroitic Period in Nubia (circa 270 b.c.e.–c.e. 350) witnessed great and varied achievements in the art of painted pottery. This pot, decorated with a running antelope and vine leaves, is one of a small number of vessels attributed to an artist known as the Antelope Painter.
- Medium: Pottery, painted
- Geographical Locations:
- Dates: 2nd-3rd century C.E.
- Period: Meroitic Period
- Dimensions: 10 13/16 x 16 3/4 in. (27.5 x 42.5 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
- Accession Number: 71.84
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Vessel, 2nd-3rd century C.E. Pottery, painted, 10 13/16 x 16 3/4 in. (27.5 x 42.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 71.84. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Good (69%)