Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
The inhabitants of Cyprus exported bowls with wishbone handles throughout the fourteenth and thirteenth centuries B.C.E. Egyptologists call them milk bowls because of their milky coloration, but they do not know how the bowls were used.
ca. 1400-1225 B.C.E.
Late Cypriot IIB to late Cypriot IIC Period
4 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (10.8 x 16.5 x 21.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. Frederic H. Betts
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Cypriot. Milk-bowl, ca. 1400-1225 B.C.E. Terracotta, painted, 4 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (10.8 x 16.5 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Frederic H. Betts, 22.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.14_erg2.jpg)
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