Kohl Pot with Openwork Decoration
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
In the early decades of Dynasty 18, Egyptian stone carvers began to incise pot surfaces with openwork scenes. In the middle register on this pot, pairs of confronting falcons spread their wings to shield hes-vases, vessels associated with protection against evil.
ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E.
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
This item is not on view
Kohl Pot with Openwork Decoration, ca. 1539-1478 B.C.E. Steatite, glaze, 2 x 2 in. (5.1 x 5.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.642E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.642E_erg2.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 10/16/2007
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