Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Shallow saucers or bowls with handles like this could hold food or drink and were used both in this life and the next.
ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E.
Early Dynastic Period
1 1/8 x Diam. 4 5/16 in. (2.8 x 11 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Saucer, ca. 3100-2800 B.C.E. Limestone, 1 1/8 x Diam. 4 5/16 in. (2.8 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 09.889.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.09.889.29_tlf.jpg)
installation, To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum Broooklyn Installation (2010), CUR.09.889.29_tlf.jpg
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Shallow saucer of pale orange-red hard limestone. No base. Rather broad, flattened rim. Fine finish.
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