Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
It is not known just what contents were intended to be contained in this tall jar. It could also have been used as a base for a short, roundbottomed jar.
ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E.
Dynasty 5 (probably)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Cylindrical Vase, ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 14 x Diam. 7 7/8 in. (35.5 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1750E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1750E_erg2.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 10/16/2007
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Tall, cylindrical vase of alabaster with rolled rim and flat bottom. The piece has been pieced together from five smaller fragments.
Condition: Large section of rim and upper part of body missing; numerous chips; incrusted otherwise good.
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