Toilet Dish in Form of Black Fish
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.
13/16 x 2 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (2 x 5.8 x 11 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin
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Toilet Dish in Form of Black Fish, ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E. Steatite, 13/16 x 2 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (2 x 5.8 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, 48.56. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.48.56_erg456.jpg)
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Black steatite toilet dish of fish form. Convex surface decorated with incised scale pattern. Dish area includes entire body and is decorated with irregular lines indicating water.
Condition: Very slight chips on rim.
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