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Molded Hemispherical Bowl

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 2nd-1st century B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 11/16 x Diam. 5 1/2 in. (9.4 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Molded Hemispherical Bowl, 2nd-1st century B.C.E. Faience, 3 11/16 x Diam. 5 1/2 in. (9.4 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 55.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.1_PS9.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 55.1_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pale green faience bowl, hemispherical, moulded. Exterior completely covered with series of acanthus (?) leaves in raised relief, the midriff of each leaf in darker green, the ends alternately in brown and dark green; long, vertical strip of brown glaze on alternating leaves. On exterior base, two superimposed rosettes in high relief. Interior of bowl glazed white with border of green leaf band.
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