Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1478-1390 B.C.E.
13 x Diam. 6 13/16 in. (33 x 17.3 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Round-bottomed Jar, ca. 1478-1390 B.C.E. Pottery, painted, 13 x Diam. 6 13/16 in. (33 x 17.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.580.136. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/6/2007
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Large storage pot of pinkish clay. Elongated ovoid body, narrowing and then slightly flaring to wide mouth with moulded lip; pointed bottom. Ornamented near lip at about shoulder height and at waist with bands consisting of a red line held between to black lines. The lower black line of the top band is developed into eight bold inverted triangles or pointed petals which join it with the top black line of the shoulder band.
Condition: Slightly stained and pitted. One deep chip in shoulder band.
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