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Lotus Flower Inlay

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
DATES ca. 1352–1336 B.C.E.
DYNASTY late Dynasty 18
PERIOD New Kingdom, Amarna Period
DIMENSIONS 1 9/16 × 1/4 × 2 7/8 in. (4 × 0.6 × 7.3 cm)
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 Incomplete faience inlay in the shape of a lotus flower. yellow base, green calyx, details of petals inlaid separately. At top red inlay, then white with blue tips. Next one missing. Condition: Incomplete, one inlay missing. Remains of original plaster at top.
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