Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
Early Roman Period (possibly)
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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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Graeco-Egyptian. Vessel, 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Metal, 1 5/8 × 2 5/16 in. (4.1 × 5.8 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, 16.403. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.403_noneg_print_bw.jpg)
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Small metal vessel presumably a detail of a larger composition. Cylindrical body with slightly flaring rim. Interior plain. Exterior decorated with large acanthus leaves in high relief. Base pierced five times with central opening threaded. Composition (not bronze) consists of base alloys, bismuth, antimony and lead. Use unknown.
Condition: Good. Cleaned in October 1941.
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