Vase with Pointed Base, from the Burial of King Djoser
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E.
Early Old Kingdom
29 1/4 x 5 9/16 in. (74.3 x diam. 14.2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Vase with Pointed Base, from the Burial of King Djoser, ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 29 1/4 x 5 9/16 in. (74.3 x diam. 14.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.978. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 12/11/2007
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Large calcite (alabaster) vase with pointed base. The vase is very similar to 34.977 and has a pointed base. The body tapers from the rim down; undecorated.
Condition: Rim is very slightly chipped and there are occasional spots of greenish-blue paint which may be traces of ancient decoration, though this seems improbable.
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