Large Jar with Cover
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
37.396Ea: 9 5/8 x greatest diam. 6 3/4 in. (24.5 x 17.2 cm)
37.396Eb: 5/8 x greatest diam. 2 11/16 in. (1.6 x 6.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Yellow, green, and black serpentine vessel and cover.
37.396Ea: Heavy drop-shaped jar with flaring neck and flaring flat-topped rm. The base is flat.
37.396Eb: Cover for this jar. The top and bottom surfaces are flat; the sides are curved. The jar was probably used to hold ointments.
Condition: Many chips in rim and body; large hole in body near neck. The vessel is mended from three pieces which are cemented together. The inside of the jar is incrusted with dirt.
This item is not on view
Large Jar with Cover, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Serpentine, 37.396Ea: 9 5/8 x greatest diam. 6 3/4 in. (24.5 x 17.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.396Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.72E_37.387E_37.396Ea-b_GrpA_SL4.jpg)
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