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Bowl

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

The image on one of these bowls depicts a monkey playing a double flute. Representations of animals engaged in human activities occur throughout Egyptian history. The other bowl shows a female figure and flowering plants. This motif may be borrowed from scenes on the walls of painted tombs.

MEDIUM Faience, painted
DATES ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E.
DYNASTY XIX Dynasty
PERIOD New Kingdom
ACCESSION NUMBER 66.172
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Bowl, ca. 1295-1185 B.C.E. Faience, painted Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 66.172. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.66.172_wwg8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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