Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 800-600 B.C.E.
13 3/16 x length of foot 4 3/4 in. (33.5 x 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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Ancient Near Eastern. Foot-Shaped Vessel, ca. 800-600 B.C.E. Clay, slip, 13 3/16 x length of foot 4 3/4 in. (33.5 x 12 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.31. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.31_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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A rhyton which takes the shape of a right leg and foot. Although the foot has little naturalistic detail, the leg swells out to evoke the round forms of the heavy calf muscles, and curves in near the top to indicate the back of the knee.
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