Amphora with Painted Floral Collar
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E.
XIX Dynasty - XX Dynasty
7 9/16 x 4 3/4 x diam. 3 11/16 in. (19.2 x 12 x 9.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amphora with Painted Floral Collar, ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 7 9/16 x 4 3/4 x diam. 3 11/16 in. (19.2 x 12 x 9.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.92. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/5/2007
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Amphora, with ovoid body, on low flattened disk-foot, with wide, very high, slightly flaring neck, offset from body, wide mouth with torus-lip. On either side of shoulder an engaged handle, staple-shaped, with a circular perforation at top. Waxy alabaster of rather poor quality. Painted decoration, now almost entirely gone, of a “broad collar” on body, and probably a broad band around neck.
Condition: A chip in lip. Six thin cracks running down from lip. Painting reduced to traces.
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