Model of an Altar with Steps
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (possibly)
2 3/16 × 6 5/8 × 8 1/16 in. (5.5 × 16.8 × 20.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Technic: One piece casting of very fine material and workmanship. On top places for four things at extreme left something with round base, next something approaching an oval, standing diagonally. The places for objects to rest are cast in.
Condtion: Right front corner and various area around the back badly eaten; also a hole at back due to progress of bronze disease.
This item is not on view
Model of an Altar with Steps, 305-30 B.C.E. Silver-copper alloy, 2 3/16 × 6 5/8 × 8 1/16 in. (5.5 × 16.8 × 20.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1587E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1587E_view01.jpg)
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