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Large Jar

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Reportedly From: Tanis (vicinity), Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1075-332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 22
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period to Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 8 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. (22.5 x 15.5 x 13.5 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large blue faience jar terminating in a falcon’s head. There is a small rectangular hole off-center in the top of the head to receive the tenon of a sun-disc which was once surmounted the object. A long striated wig is delineated in black paint as is a wsh collar. Below the wsh collar, a uraeus protrudes from the face of the jar. The head of the uraeus, now broken terminated in a spout. Below the uraeus, now broken, terminated in a spout. Below the uraeus are three columns of text. Condition: Black paint on the wig is for the most part faded. The bright blue faience has flaked on one side of the jar and in places on the head and around the uraeus.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Large Jar, ca. 1075-332 B.C.E. Faience, 8 7/8 x 6 1/8 x 5 5/16 in. (22.5 x 15.5 x 13.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.313E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.313E_NegA_film_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.313E_NegA_film_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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