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Nun Vessel

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Faience, glazed
DATES ca. 1539-1500 B.C.E.
DYNASTY early XVIII Dynasty
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 3 7/16 x 5/16 x Diam. 10 3/8 in. (8.8 x 0.8 x 26.3 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Nun Vessel, ca. 1539-1500 B.C.E. Faience, glazed, 3 7/16 x 5/16 x Diam. 10 3/8 in. (8.8 x 0.8 x 26.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 40.298. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 40.298_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large blue faience bowl. Interior elaborately decorated with painted square pond in center from which grow lotus buds and flowers. Exterior, decorated with single large lotus calyx. Condition: Intact. Very minor chips on rim. Glaze worn in spots on interior. Some ancient incrustation on interior. Glaze and decorations very worn on exterior. Good workmanship.
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