Falcon on a Column with Palm Capital
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 525-30 B.C.E.
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
2 7/16 × 5/8 × 3/16 in. (6.2 × 1.6 × 0.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Glass inlay representing, in relief, a falcon perched on top of a column with a palm capital. The falcon faces towards the right. The column and most the capital are made of a pale blue opaque glass. The falcon, and the part of the capital beneath his feet are made of a pale green opaque glass. The tips of the outermost fronts of the capital are made of yellow glass.
Condition: Some incrustation; otherwise good.
Falcon on a Column with Palm Capital, ca. 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 2 7/16 × 5/8 × 3/16 in. (6.2 × 1.6 × 0.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1152E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1152E_wwg8.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery 8 installation, CUR.37.1152E_wwg8.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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