<em>Amphora with Painted Floral Collar</em>, ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, traces of paint, 7 9/16 x 4 3/4 x diam. 3 11/16 in. (19.2 x 12 x 9.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.92. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.92_NegL1011_3_print_bw.jpg)

Amphora with Painted Floral Collar

Medium: Egyptian alabaster, traces of paint

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 9/16 x 4 3/4 x diam. 3 11/16 in. (19.2 x 12 x 9.4 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 09.889.92

Image: CUR.09.889.92_NegL1011_3_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Amphora, with ovoid body, on low flattened disk-foot, with wide, very high, slightly flaring neck, offset from body, wide mouth with torus-lip. On either side of shoulder an engaged handle, staple-shaped, with a circular perforation at top. Waxy alabaster of rather poor quality. Painted decoration, now almost entirely gone, of a “broad collar” on body, and probably a broad band around neck. Condition: A chip in lip. Six thin cracks running down from lip. Painting reduced to traces.

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