Offering Table with a Dedication of Ammonios, Parine, Potamon, and Emesous to the Nile
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Vessels made in the Minoan kingdom of Crete and at the city of Mycenae in Greece appear in many Eighteenth Dynasty sites. Precisely what materials were shipped in these pots is uncertain, but they probably contained traditional Aegean products such as sesame or olive oil.
30 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
Early Roman Period (probably)
3 3/4 × 10 3/4 × 12 3/8 in. (9.5 × 27.3 × 31.5 cm) (show scale)
In fulfillment of a vow of Ammonios and his wife Parine, on the 9th of Epeiph. Also Potamon and Emesous of Dioskoryna. For the river.
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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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Graeco-Egyptian. Offering Table with a Dedication of Ammonios, Parine, Potamon, and Emesous to the Nile, 30 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Limestone, 3 3/4 × 10 3/4 × 12 3/8 in. (9.5 × 27.3 × 31.5 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, 16.440. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.440_view01.jpg)
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Limestone offering table (?). Oblong with narrow channel around edges and through center. Deep oval depression in center of each side of top. Votive inscription coarsely inscribed in Greek in top surface.
Condition: Surface of top worn and chipped. Stone very soft. Coarse work.
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