Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E.
4 3/4 x greatest diam. 7 3/4 in. (12.1 x 19.7 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Deep Cup, ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E. Terracotta, 4 3/4 x greatest diam. 7 3/4 in. (12.1 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.758. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 09.889.758_PS2.jpg)
overall, 09.889.758_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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Deep cup of very coarse brown clay, smoothed inside and on border of rim outside, on rather broad flattened base. Inverted bell shape, with first swelling then flaring sides; slightly molded rim. Definite bottom inside, with protuberance in center. Slightly elliptical. Three defined areas in upper half are dark-colored, perhaps painted.
Condition: Big piece chipped off from rim; two smaller chips in rim.
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