<em>Relief of Vetch Plant</em>, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 9 x 20 11/16 in. (22.8 x 52.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 61.86. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 61.86_NegB_film_bw_SL4.jpg)

Relief of Vetch Plant

Medium: Limestone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 x 20 11/16 in. (22.8 x 52.5 cm)


Accession Number: 61.86

Image: 61.86_NegB_film_bw_SL4.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone relief. In shallow sunk relief a naturalistic representation of the vetch plant (Lathyrus sativus) including seed pods, blooms and tendrils. The vine covers entire surface of block. Pigment is ancient. Representation was continued on adjacent blocks. Condition: Paint faded. Several chips on decorated surface.

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