Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 727-332 B.C.E.
Dynasty 24 to Dynasty 31
Saite Period to Late Dynastic Period (possibly)
3 1/4 x 13/16 x 5/8 in. (8.3 x 2.1 x 1.6 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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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)
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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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