Bowl Painted with Water Birds
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
early 2nd millennium B.C.E.
height: 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm)
diameter: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
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Bowl Painted with Water Birds, early 2nd millennium B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.18_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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A small, round-bottomed bowl with a rib at the shoulder and a small, slightly everted rim. The neck bears three narrow horizontal stripes with a fourth stripe placed just below the shoulder. On the rib are painted three water birds with arching necks and a trail of small angled dots evoking the wake of a swimming bird.
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