<em>Vase of Pepy I</em>, ca. 2338–2298 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), pigment (Egyptian Blue), 2 1/8 x diam. 1 1/8 in. (5.4 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.61E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.61E_PS6.jpg)

Vase of Pepy I

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite), pigment (Egyptian Blue)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2338–2298 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 1/8 x diam. 1 1/8 in. (5.4 x 2.8 cm)



Accession Number: 37.61E

Image: 37.61E_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Vase Bearing Title and Name of King Pepi I. Inscription: Vertically written, preceded by "nsw-bity" and followed by "djet ankh." "The King of Upper and Lower Egypt, (title in cartouche), the Son of Hathor, Lady of Dendera, Pepi, who liveth [for]ever." Technique: Exterior wall-polished. Drill marks clear over bottom and sides of interior; lip not regularly formed. Condition: Unbroken. A few slight chips gone from lip. Remains of blue color in the hieroglyphs.

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