Fragment of a Hollow Cylinder
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd-4th century C.E.
5 9/16 × Diam. 1 5/8 in. (14.2 × 4.2 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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Fragment of a Hollow Cylinder, 3rd-4th century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 5 9/16 × Diam. 1 5/8 in. (14.2 × 4.2 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, 16.269. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.269_view01.jpeg)
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Fragment of a hollow terracotta cylinder, probably a handle to a staff or similar object. Front surface decorated with vertical register of interlacing circles in raised relief each enclosing a head of a deity. Cast in two part mould.
Condition: Each end missing.
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