Vessel with Spout
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E.
10 1/4 x Diam. 12 1/16 in. (26 x 30.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Vessel with Spout, ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 10 1/4 x Diam. 12 1/16 in. (26 x 30.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.68E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.68E_NegA_glass_bw.jpg)
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Alabaster basin with rolled rim, flat-base, and short tubular spout just below the rim. The vessel has been pieced together from 3 fragments which are held together by means of some adhesive and iron (rusted) staples. The repair is probably a relatively modern undertaking.
Condition: Incomplete; numerous chips and cracks; otherwise good.
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