<em>Tazza</em>, ca. 1479-1390 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 2 3/16 x 4 3/8 in. (5.5 x 11.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.82. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.82_NegL1011_19_print_bw.jpg)


Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite)

Dates:ca. 1479-1390 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 3/16 x 4 3/8 in. (5.5 x 11.1 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 09.889.82

Image: CUR.09.889.82_NegL1011_19_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tazza, with straight gently flaring sides between pronounced horizontal ridges. Nearly flat bottom. Rather low foot with straight beveled sides and a shallow circular indentation in center of base. Translucent impure alabaster. Condition: Three fragments broken out from rim and mended with cement. Slight flaws in stone.

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