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Miniature Bottle Fragment

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Reportedly From: Giza, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1st-8th century C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period to early Islamic Period
    DIMENSIONS 11/16 x greatest diam. 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Miniature Bottle Fragment, ca. 1st-8th century C.E. Glass, 11/16 x greatest diam. 11/16 in. (1.7 x 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1714E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1714E.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.1714E.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a small clear (tinged yellow) bottle. Preserved are the rounded body and bottom of the wide neck. The base is formed by a concave chip in the bottom of the body. Condition: Neck and rim missing; tan incrustation on inside.
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