Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 800-600 B.C.E.
height: 7 5/16 in. (18.5 cm)
length (with spout): 17 5/16 in. (44 cm)
diameter: 8 1/16 in. (20.5 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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Beak-Spouted Vessel, ca. 800-600 B.C.E. Clay, slip, height: 7 5/16 in. (18.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, NYC, in memory of James F. Romano, 2015.65.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Photograph courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Foundation, New York, CUR.2015.65.16_Sackler_Foundation_image.jpg)
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A vessel having a round flattened body with a tall narrow neck whose rim flairs to almost two-thirds of the diameter of the body. A loop handle rises vertically from the shoulder, a small tab on the top surpassing the height of the rim. On the opposite shoulder, a tall narrow beak spout extends upward at a slightly oblique angle. The length of this spout is approximately twice the diameter of the body of the pot. A small tab suggestive of an animal head curves from the neck of the spout above the rim.
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