Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
early 1st millennium B.C.E.
height: 11 in. (28 cm)
diameter: 14 9/16 in. (37 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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Tripod Bowl, early 1st millennium B.C.E. Clay, height: 11 in. (28 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.20. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.20_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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A large, almost hemispherical bowl with a narrow flat rim. The bowl is supported by three tall, hollow, tubular feet. Each foot, which is joined to the bowl by a slightly angled "knee," has a thin round rib at its base. Technically the bowl appears to be a composite work, with the bowl hand built and the legs wheel-thrown.
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