Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
Vessels made in the Minoan kingdom of Crete and at the city of Mycenae in Greece appear in many Dynasty 18 sites. Precisely what materials were shipped in these pots is uncertain, but they probably contained traditional Aegean products as sesame or olive oil.
ca. 1475-1400 B.C.E.
Mycenaean IIB Period
1 3/4 x Diam. 4 1/4 in. (4.4 x 10.8 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Mycenaean. Alabastron, ca. 1475-1400 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 1 3/4 x Diam. 4 1/4 in. (4.4 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.44. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.44_erg2.jpg)
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Small Mycenaean pottery vase, squat body, buff background with dark reddish-brown marine decorations. 3 handles on the top of body.
Condition: Assembled from many fragments but intact.
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