Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd-1st century B.C.E.
3 11/16 x Diam. 5 1/2 in. (9.4 x 14 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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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
overall, 55.1_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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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.
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