Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
305 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Late Ptolemaic Period or Roman Period
5 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (14.5 x 8 x 8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Altar, 305 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Bronze, 5 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (14.5 x 8 x 8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1613E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1613E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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One bronze pedestal or altar?
Condition: Stripped to bare metal by over-cleaning. Hole in the support shaft. Much pitting and superficial damage. Right hand side of the base damaged. Right front leg missing, right rear leg end portion broken off. All greatly corroded and pitted.
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