<em>Gourd-shaped Jar</em>, ca. 1470–1400 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 14 1/8 x greatest diam. 8 11/16 in. (35.8 x 22.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.842. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.842_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Gourd-shaped Jar

Medium: Clay, pigment

Dates:ca. 1470–1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 14 1/8 x greatest diam. 8 11/16 in. (35.8 x 22.1 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 09.889.842

Image: CUR.09.889.842_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Gourd-shaped jar of buff pottery. Bluntly pointed bottom. Elongated Biconical body. Short concave neck, sloping into body and flaring to beveled protruding lip. Wide, slightly spreading mouth. Painted decoration around and below neck, beginning near lip; a dark brown line, a row of black large dots strung on a dark line between light brown lines, a row of highly stylized single pointed leaves in black, a light brown line between dark brown lines. Condition: Lip chipped. Painting slightly abraded.

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