Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5 3/8 × Diam. 4 1/16 in. (13.7 × 10.3 cm) (show scale)
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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
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Fragmentary Vase, 30-395 C.E. Clay, 5 3/8 × Diam. 4 1/16 in. (13.7 × 10.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, 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, 16.75. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.75_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Fragmentary pottery vase of pilgrim bottle shape. Heavy handles join the neck to the body. The remaining surface of this piece is decorated with a large moulded figure of the god Bes as warrior. There probably was a similar decoration on the opposite side. There is one small lug on the base and there probably was an additional one on the missing portion.
Condition: One entire side is missing, a large fragment of the other side is missing. The neck is badly chipped.
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