Pitcher Imitating Cypriot and Western Asiatic Jug
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1470-1400 B.C.E.
7 1/16 x Diam. 4 15/16 in. (17.9 x 12.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Pitcher Imitating Cypriot and Western Asiatic Jug, ca. 1470-1400 B.C.E. Pottery, painted, 7 1/16 x Diam. 4 15/16 in. (17.9 x 12.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.473. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/5/2007
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Pitcher. Pear-shaped body. Ring-foot around slightly protruding rounded bottom. High wide neck, offset from body, lower half cylindrical, upper half gently spreading. Wide mouth. Lip rounded on top, slightly rolled back on underside. Well-shaped, oval handle on one side, from shoulder to neck, its upper part forming a sharp angle with neck. Light pinkish buff pottery, unpainted. Decoration in purple painting: Two horizontal lines around bottom of neck. Four vertical tassels, regularly disposed, consisting of three nearly parallel lines running from lower ring-line to near foot, crossed by dots down through three quarters of length. Eleven narrow radiating lines on lip.
Condition: A long horizontal crack on waist, with vertical ramifications.
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