Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3 1/4 × Diam. 2 11/16 in. (8.2 × 6.9 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Vase. Clay, 3 1/4 × Diam. 2 11/16 in. (8.2 × 6.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.74. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.74_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Pottery vase made in a mould in two pieces joined at the sides. The neck and upper part of the body have a conventionalized foliate design suggestive of Coptic (Late Antique) work. The lower part of the body is divided into panels by columns which are a version of the Ionic order. Between each set of columns is the figure of the god Bes.
Condition: Entire lower part of the vase missing, large fragment of the upper part missing. Considerable incrustation on one side.
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