Vase with Painted Animals
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E.
Predynastic Period, early Naqada III Period
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Tall buff colored vase with red decorations. Above, large aardvarks (?) and below, two aardvarks (?), the one behind holding tail of foremost in his mouth; below them, a series of four serpents. On opposite side of vase a series of six vertical serpents. All decorations matt finish.
Condition: Cracked at rim.
This item is not on view
Vase with Painted Animals, ca. 3300-3100 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 13 x Diam. 7 in. (33 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 61.87. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.87_front_PS6.jpg)
front, 61.87_front_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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