Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5 3/8 × Diam. 4 1/16 in. (13.7 × 10.3 cm) (show scale)
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
Fragmentary pottery vase of pilgrim bottle shape. Heavy handles join the neck to the body. The remaining surface of this piece is decorated with a large moulded figure of the god Bes as warrior. There probably was a similar decoration on the opposite side. There is one small lug on the base and there probably was an additional one on the missing portion.
Condition: One entire side is missing, a large fragment of the other side is missing. The neck is badly chipped.
This item is not on view
Fragmentary Vase, 30-395 C.E. Clay, 5 3/8 × Diam. 4 1/16 in. (13.7 × 10.3 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, 16.75. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.75_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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