Inlay in Form of Recumbent Cow
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 1/8 x 3/16 x 7/8 in. (2.9 x 0.4 x 2.3 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Inlay in Form of Recumbent Cow, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/8 x 3/16 x 7/8 in. (2.9 x 0.4 x 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1315E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1315E_view1.jpg)
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Opaque glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), a recumbent cow. The space between the horns is filled with a flat-topped layer of faience to represent a sun-disk. The horns and this disk are a bright green; the remained of the figure is a medium pale blue. Made in an open mold with crude modelling of details.
Condition: Dark incrustation in hollows.
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