<em>Bowl Painted with Water Birds</em>, early 2nd millennium B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.18_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)

Bowl Painted with Water Birds

Medium: Clay, slip

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 2nd millennium B.C.E.

Dimensions: height: 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm) diameter: 4 3/4 in. (12 cm)


Accession Number: 2015.65.18

Image: CUR.2015.65.18_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A small, round-bottomed bowl with a rib at the shoulder and a small, slightly everted rim. The neck bears three narrow horizontal stripes with a fourth stripe placed just below the shoulder. On the rib are painted three water birds with arching necks and a trail of small angled dots evoking the wake of a swimming bird.

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