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Plaque

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Possible Place Made: Tell el Yahudiya, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 727-332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty XXIV to Dynasty XXXI
    PERIOD Saite Period to Late Dynastic Period (possibly)
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 x 13/16 x 5/8 in. (8.3 x 2.1 x 1.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.195
    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 Plaque, ca. 727-332 B.C.E. Faience, 3 1/4 x 13/16 x 5/8 in. (8.3 x 2.1 x 1.6 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, 16.195. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.195_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.16.195_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Square faience plaque. Pale blue-green glaze with hawk in raised relief facing right. No inscription. Narrow moulding at each side. Probably intended as an inlay for wall or large piece of furniture. Condition: Poor. Upper and lower edges badly chipped. Body of hawk slightly chipped. Glaze worn; under side not glazed and the frit body is pulverizing rapidly.
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     <em>Plaque</em>, ca. 727-332 B.C.E. Faience, 3 1/4 x 13/16 x 5/8 in. (8.3 x 2.1 x 1.6 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, 16.195. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.195_NegA_print_bw.jpg)