Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
6 1/8 x greatest diam. 3 7/8 in. (15.5 x 9.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Ointment Jar, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Limestone, 6 1/8 x greatest diam. 3 7/8 in. (15.5 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.392E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.65E_37.630E_37.392E_GrpA_SL4.jpg)
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A cylindrical vessel with flaring rim at top slight flare at bottom. Rim flat across top. Actual material is an indurated limestone, with a heavy red cast to it.
Condition: Surface has acquired a sheen. A large chip has been taken from the rim and reattached at some time. Small chips and discolorations are apparent on the rim and body of the vessel.
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