Seated Group Before an Offering Table
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E.
Dynasty 5 to Dynasty 6
Old Kingdom (probably)
1 1/8 × 1 7/8 × 3 1/8 in. (2.8 × 4.8 × 8 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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Seated Group Before an Offering Table, ca. 2500-2350 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/8 × 1 7/8 × 3 1/8 in. (2.8 × 4.8 × 8 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, 16.102. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.102_PS2.jpg)
overall, 16.102_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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Small faience group of three seated male figures before a small offering table. When the piece was intact there was probably another table of offerings in front of right end figure. In some spots there seems to be very faint traces of pale green glaze notably on the left end suggesting that the piece was originally glazed with green. Possibly the group is an offering piece.
Condition: Entire right corner of base missing; head of central figure missing; end figure considerably chipped, back cracked.
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