Vase of Pepy II
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2288-2224 or 2194 B.C.E.
5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in. (14.2 x 11.8 cm)
(Lid): 3/16 x 4 5/8 in. (0.5 x 11.8 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Vase of Pepy II, ca. 2288-2224 or 2194 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in. (14.2 x 11.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.69Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.69Ea-b_NegGRPA_cropped_SL3.jpg)
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a.One cylindrical vessel in Egyptian alabaster inscribed for Neferkare Horus Netcher-Khaiw (Pepy II)
Condition: a. Based chipped and the interior covered with dried unguent residue. Chip taken from the rim restored by gluing.
b.One plain circular lid inscribed: Life to the King of Upper and Lower Egypt, Neferkare-giver of life, stability and Dominion life Re forever.
Condition: b. Some slight chips and scratching. Otherwise perfect.
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