Pot with Beveled Rim
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
Egyptian potters often introduced new shapes that flourished for only a few generations. By studying the changes in pottery design, archaeologists are able to date vessels to specific periods and sometimes to individual dynasties. Pots like this vessel, with its beveled rim and squat, carinated body, are unique to the Second Intermediate Period.
ca. 1630-1539 B.C.E.
late XIII Dynasty-XVII Dynasty
Second Intermediate Period
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Pot with Beveled Rim, ca. 1630-1539 B.C.E. Pottery, 2 3/16 x 2 15/16 in. (5.5 x 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1728E. Creative Commons-BY
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