Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1539-1493 B.C.E.
10 9/16 x Diam. 7 1/2 in. (26.8 x 19 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Storage Jar, ca. 1539-1493 B.C.E. Clay, painted, 10 9/16 x Diam. 7 1/2 in. (26.8 x 19 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.449. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/5/2007
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Jar, gourd-shaped. Biconical body with pronounced waist. Bluntly pointed bottom. Short neck, slightly offset from body, sharply offset from flare to splayed lip. Wide, slightly spreading mouth. Light pinkish buff pottery, unpainted. Painted decoration of two bands showing a brown wavy line between two straight red lines, enclosed by two straight brown lines: one around shoulder, one around neck. Was "full of brown cloth", acc. to old catalog card.
Condition: A large shallow chip above waist, another on lip.
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