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Vessel

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Graeco-Egyptian
MEDIUM Metal
  • Place Collected: Egypt
  • DATES 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E.
    PERIOD Early Roman Period (possibly)
    DIMENSIONS 1 5/8 × 2 5/16 in. (4.1 × 5.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.403
    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
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Graeco-Egyptian. Vessel, 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Metal, 1 5/8 × 2 5/16 in. (4.1 × 5.8 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, 16.403. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.403_noneg_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE CUR.16.403_noneg_print_bw.jpg.
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small metal vessel presumably a detail of a larger composition. Cylindrical body with slightly flaring rim. Interior plain. Exterior decorated with large acanthus leaves in high relief. Base pierced five times with central opening threaded. Composition (not bronze) consists of base alloys, bismuth, antimony and lead. Use unknown. Condition: Good. Cleaned in October 1941.
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    Graeco-Egyptian. <em>Vessel</em>, 30 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Metal, 1 5/8 × 2 5/16 in. (4.1 × 5.8 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, 16.403. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.403_noneg_print_bw.jpg)