Vase of Pepy I
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2338-2298 B.C.E.
37.70Ea - Vessel: 5 1/4 x Diam. 5 13/16 in. (13.4 x 14.7 cm)
37.70Eb - Lid: 3/8 x Diam. 5 3/8 in. (0.9 x 13.7 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Vase of Pepy I, ca. 2338-2298 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 37.70Ea - Vessel: 5 1/4 x Diam. 5 13/16 in. (13.4 x 14.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.70Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.70Ea-b_PS6.jpg)
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a) Cylindrical alabaster vessel with flaring base and rim inscribed for The Horus Merytawy, King Pepy (I) who is also called son of Ht-Hr nbt ‘Iwn.t
Condition: Base chipped in various places; lip of rim slightly chipped.
b) Flat circular lid with projection for securing it to vessel.
slightly chipped in one spot.
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