Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664-332 B.C.E. or later
New Kingdom, or later
2 3/16 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. (5.6 x 4.2 x 1.2 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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Ear Stela, 664-332 B.C.E. or later. Limestone, 2 3/16 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in. (5.6 x 4.2 x 1.2 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, 16.95. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.95_view3.jpg)
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Small limestone round-topped votive stela with four ears incised on the front. A specimen of the type of stela dedicated by one of the poorer classes. At the top center of the face there are a few strokes which may be intended for an inscription. The two upper ones are meaningless, the lower one may be the sign for 'sky' or the letter 'n'.
Condition: Surface discolored, edges considerably chipped.
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