Dummy Hes Vase with Spout
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
This large landscape of central France was popular at the 1876 Paris Salon for its depiction of the country’s beauty, bounty, and ageless traditions—including the ancient custom of laundering in the region’s rivers. Such images were particularly reassuring at a time when France was still reeling from its humiliating defeat in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870–71.
ca. 1938-1539 B.C.E.
XII Dynasty-XVII Dynasty
Middle Kingdom-Second Intermediate Period
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Dummy Hes Vase with Spout, ca. 1938-1539 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, Height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.180. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.55.180_erg2.jpg)
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