Dish in the Form of a Fish
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 760-525 B.C.
Dynasty 25 to Dynasty 26
Late Third Intermediate Period to Saite Period
2 3/4 x 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (7 x 1.6 x 10 cm)fish is 6.9 cm. x 9.9 cm.; h. of vessel 1.7 cm. (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Egyptian. Dish in the Form of a Fish, ca. 760-525 B.C. Stone, 2 3/4 x 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (7 x 1.6 x 10 cm)fish is 6.9 cm. x 9.9 cm.; h. of vessel 1.7 cm. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.628E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.628E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
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Half of a toilet dish in the form of a fish and executed in stone (schist?). The fish's body is covered with incised lines to indicate scales.
Condition: Tail missing; small nicks and scratches.
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