Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1st millennium B.C.E.
height: 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
diameter: 9 7/16 in. (24 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano
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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)
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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.
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