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Wine Vessel with Spotted Antelope

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

The Meroitic Period in Nubia (circa 270 b.c.e.c.e. 350) witnessed great and varied achievements in the art of painted pottery. This pot, decorated with a running antelope and vine leaves, is one of a small number of vessels attributed to an artist known as the Antelope Painter.
MEDIUM Clay, slip
DATES 2nd-3rd century C.E.
PERIOD Meroitic Period
DIMENSIONS 10 13/16 x 16 3/4 in. (27.5 x 42.5 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION The Antelope Painter. Wine Vessel with Spotted Antelope, 2nd-3rd century C.E. Clay, slip, 10 13/16 x 16 3/4 in. (27.5 x 42.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 71.84. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 71.84_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 71.84_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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