Cylindrical Vase from the Burial of King Djoser
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E.
Early Old Kingdom
24 5/8 x 8 13/16 in. (62.5 x diam. 22.4 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Cylindrical Vase from the Burial of King Djoser, ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 24 5/8 x 8 13/16 in. (62.5 x diam. 22.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.976. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.34.976_erg2.jpg)
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Large calcite (alabaster) vase of cylindrical form with slightly flaring rim. The vase is undecorated and is of a well-known form of Early Dynastic stone vases. Undecorated. The rim flares slightly.
Condition: Rim has one large chip, otherwise perfect.
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