Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th-7th century C.E. (possibly)
Late Antique Period
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
Black terra cotta bird (conventionalized peacock ?) with griffin-like wings and high curving tail. Pierced in upper center of back, which is broken. A vase (?).
Condition: Tail and upper central section broken.
This item is not on view
Coptic. Bird, 5th-7th century C.E. (possibly). Terracotta, 2 9/16 × 2 9/16 in. (6.5 × 6.5 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, 16.263. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.16.263_view1_ICA.jpg)
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