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Fish Dish

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Steatite
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 18
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 13/16 x 2 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (2 x 5.8 x 11 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Black steatite toilet dish of fish form. Convex surface decorated with incised scale pattern. Dish area includes entire body and is decorated with irregular lines indicating water. Condition: Very slight chips on rim.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Fish Dish, ca. 1479-1400 B.C.E. Steatite, 13/16 x 2 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (2 x 5.8 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alastair B. Martin, 48.56. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.48.56_erg456.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.48.56_erg456.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 9/6/2007
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