Globular Jug with Handle
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
height: 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm)
diameter: 6 5/16 in. (16 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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Globular Jug with Handle, 1000-400 B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.6_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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A jug with a bulbous, nearly spherical body and a flattened base. A wide neck with a thin tapering rim rises from a roughly impressed line at the top of the shoulder. A small wide handle with a flat section joins the rim and shoulder. Sufficient evidence remained to restore the small loop at the top of the handle. The shoulder bears a finely incised band of hatched pendant triangles. These triangles are set between irregular, incised lines that define the 3.5 cm band.
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