Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
ca. 2288-2224/2194 B.C.E.
2 7/8 × Diam. 2 7/16 in. (7.3 × 6.2 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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Ointment Jar, ca. 2288-2224/2194 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 2 7/8 × Diam. 2 7/16 in. (7.3 × 6.2 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, 16.79. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.79_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Small alabaster ointment jar of conventional VIth Dynasty form inscribed with a narrow oblong panel formed by two Was scepters enclosing cartouche of Pepy I.
Condition: The piece has been extensively injured and has been assembled from several fragments. Minute fragments missing are missing from the rim and two small portions are missing from the top.
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