Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. or 646-332 B.C.E.
Dynasty 18 to Dynasty 19
New Kingdom, or Late Period
7 11/16 × Greatest Diam. 4 3/16 in. (19.5 × 10.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Bes Jar, ca. 1539-1075 B.C.E. or 646-332 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 7 11/16 × Greatest Diam. 4 3/16 in. (19.5 × 10.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.478. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.478_negD_print.jpg)
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Pale red pottery jar, porous, and with roly-poly body, short flaring neck and flat rim. On upper body, grotesque face made with separate pellets attached to body possibly representing the god Bes. Arms indicated in maroon paint. Coarse work.
Condition: Rim chipped. Paint on body worn.
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