A Span of Two Horses Pulling a Chariot
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Gypsum plaster, pigment
ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E.
late XVIII Dynasty
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
8 11/16 x 13 13/16 in. (22 x 35.1 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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A Span of Two Horses Pulling a Chariot, ca. 1353-1336 B.C.E. Gypsum plaster, pigment, 8 11/16 x 13 13/16 in. (22 x 35.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 54.186. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.186_PS2.jpg)
overall, 54.186_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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Fragment of gypsum plaster relief, two horses attached to forepart of chariot. Ostrich plumes (red and black) on heads of horses. Background yellow, bodies of horses red. Spirited, rather than fine, workmanship.
Condition: Broken at edges and very fragile. Lower portion of legs and upper sections of ostrich feathers lost.
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