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Jug

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Glass
  • Place Found: Edfu
  • DATES 4th century C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 7 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 4 7/16 in. (20 x 11 x 11.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.108.1
    CREDIT LINE 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
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Jug, 4th century C.E. Glass, 7 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 4 7/16 in. (20 x 11 x 11.3 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, 16.108.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.108.1_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.16.108.1_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large dark yellow-green jug with square body, pinched sides and short cylindrical neck ending in flat, wide rim from which a handle runs to the body. Condition: Body badly cracked along one side under handle, from which the crack runs up the neck to the rim. Interior discolored apparently with the same substance as in 16.108.2 Base shows evidence of extensive use, unlike most other pieces in this group. Rim also shows traces of extensive use and is slightly chipped.
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