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Dish in Form of Bound Ibex

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Steatite
  • Place Made: Africa
  • DATES ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 4 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (11.2 x 3.2 x 17.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Dish in Form of Bound Ibex, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Steatite, 4 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (11.2 x 3.2 x 17.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 42.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.11_SL1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 42.11_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dark green steatite dish in the form of a bound ibex. Head and horns in the round with ends of horns joined to body near top center. Feet bound under body. Body hollowed out to form dish. Under side of body convex. Condition: Surface shows some marks of wear. Otherwise perfect.
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