Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.
late Dynasty 18
5/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/16 in. (0.8 x 1.7 x 2.7 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. Lawrence Coolidge and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, and the Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Green-glazed faience plaque. On one of the larger surfaces is a central cable design flanked by a zigzag pattern and lotus buds. On the opposite surface is a "nbw" sign, and above this sign is a "w;d" flanked by two summarily drawn "w;h" signs. Below is an oval decorated with half-circles. A groove runs around the sides of the piece; the ends are rounded.
Condition: Glaze faded in places; edges chipped.
This item is not on view
Green-Glazed Plaque, ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Steatite, glaze, 5/16 x 11/16 x 1 1/16 in. (0.8 x 1.7 x 2.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Lawrence Coolidge and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, and the Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 48.66.62. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.48.66.62_negA_bw.jpg)
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