Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1479-1390 B.C.E.
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Tazze, ca. 1479-1390 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 2 3/16 x 4 3/8 in. (5.5 x 11.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.82. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 10/23/2008
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Tazza, with straight gently flaring sides between pronounced horizontal ridges. Nearly flat bottom. Rather low foot with straight beveled sides and a shallow circular indentation in center of base. Translucent impure alabaster.
Condition: Three fragments broken out from rim and mended with cement. Slight flaws in stone.
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