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Ribbed Jug

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Clay, slip
  • Place Made: Northern Iran, Iran
  • DATES 1st millennium B.C.E.
    DIMENSIONS height: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm) diameter: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2015.65.2
    CREDIT LINE Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Ribbed Jug, 1st millennium B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.2_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2015.65.2_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg. Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION A spherical jug with a tall straight neck and a pronounced narrow rim, a small strap handle on the shoulder and a small ring foot. The neck is burnished both inside and out while the body of the vessel, with its regular horizontal ridges on the upper half, bears narrow burnished lines of varied patterns. Diamonds, chevrons, zigzags and diagonal hatchings fill the spaces between the horizontal ribs, and panels of now barely visible patterns including cross hatching, zigzags and chevrons ornament the lower portion of the belly. Condition: Good.
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     <em>Ribbed Jug</em>, 1st millennium B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.2_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)