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Bowl

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience, glazed
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 2nd-1st century B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 11/16 x Diam. 5 1/2 in. (9.4 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 55.1
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Bowl, 2nd-1st century B.C.E. Faience, glazed, 3 11/16 x Diam. 5 1/2 in. (9.4 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.1. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 55.1_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pale green faience bowl, hemispherical, moulded. Exterior completely covered with series of acanthus (?) leaves in raised relief, the midriff of each leaf in darker green, the ends alternately in brown and dark green; long, vertical strip of brown glaze on alternating leaves. On exterior base, two superimposed rosettes in high relief. Interior of bowl glazed white with border of green leaf band. Condition: Good. Assembled from several pieces. Small areas of restoration adjoining breaks. Surface worn on interior.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (79%)
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