Dish in Form of Bound Ibex
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor
ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
4 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (11.2 x 3.2 x 17.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Archaeological provenance not yet documented; by 1915, acquired by Robert de Rustafjaell; December 1, 1915, sold at the Anderson Galleries, “The Interesting and Valuable Egyptian Collection formed by Robert de Rustafjaell”, lot 711; between 1915 and 1942, provenance not yet documented; by 1942, acquired by Carl Clausen of Delaware Water Gap, PA; 1942, purchased from Carl Clausen by the Brooklyn Museum.
Dark green steatite dish in the form of a bound ibex. Head and horns in the round with ends of horns joined to body near top center. Feet bound under body. Body hollowed out to form dish. Under side of body convex.
Condition: Surface shows some marks of wear. Otherwise perfect.
Dish in Form of Bound Ibex, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Steatite, 4 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 6 7/8 in. (11.2 x 3.2 x 17.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 42.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.11_SL1.jpg)
overall, 42.11_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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