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Cowroid

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Steatite, glaze
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 3/16 x 5/16 x 1/2 in. (0.5 x 0.8 x 1.3 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER X626.32
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Green glazed steatite motto cowroid. On the base, flanked by two “neb” baskets turned on their sides, is the name Amun-re. Rope design on sides and decorative line runs around top of cowroid. Condition: Glaze faded in places, surface discolored in places.
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