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Vase

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Clay
  • Place Made: Saqqara, Egypt
  • PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 × Diam. 2 11/16 in. (8.2 × 6.9 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.74
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pottery vase made in a mould in two pieces joined at the sides. The neck and upper part of the body have a conventionalized foliate design suggestive of Coptic (Late Antique) work. The lower part of the body is divided into panels by columns which are a version of the Ionic order. Between each set of columns is the figure of the god Bes. Condition: Entire lower part of the vase missing, large fragment of the upper part missing. Considerable incrustation on one side.
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