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Squat Alabastron

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
  • Possible Place Made: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1479–1425 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/2 x Diam. 6 7/8 in. (26.7 x 17.4 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Egyptian alabaster vessel in the form of a large squat alabastron. Condition: Excellent. One small chip in the rim, Completely hollow.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
    CAPTION Squat Alabastron, ca. 1479–1425 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 10 1/2 x Diam. 6 7/8 in. (26.7 x 17.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.262E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.262E_erg456.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.262E_erg456.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/5/2007
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