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Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1295–1185 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 19
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 × Diam. 4 1/4 in. (3.8 × 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    PROVENANCE Archaeological provenance not yet documented; by 1934, acquired by an unidentified Egyptian dealer; 1934, purchased in Egypt from an unidentified dealer by Jean Capart for the Brooklyn Museum.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Green faience bowl. Interior decorated in black with figure of a monkey playing the double flute amidst decorations. Black border around inner rim. The bowl is unusually heavy. Probably a New Kingdom piece. Condition, the bowl has been assembled from two pieces; the rim is chipped and the glaze is worn in spots.
    CAPTION Bowl, ca. 1295–1185 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/2 × Diam. 4 1/4 in. (3.8 × 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.1182. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.34.1182_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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