<em>Fish</em>, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 1 1/4 x 1/2 x 2 9/16 in. (3.1 x 1.2 x 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1652E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1652E_side1_PS2.jpg)


Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/4 x 1/2 x 2 9/16 in. (3.1 x 1.2 x 6.5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1652E

Image: 37.1652E_side1_PS2.jpg,side 1

Catalogue Description:
Fragment of a green faience fish which was part of a large object. The fish rests upon a long flat base. There is a dorsal fin running back for a short distance from the face. There are two pectoral fins behind the gills on each side. The lower one of each pair of pectoral fins is decorated with a cross-hatched pattern of incised lines. The three other fins are plain. The piece is hollow. Condition: Rear part of fish not preserved; front part of base chipped away; throat and dorsal fin chipped; green glaze preserved without fading on base end and on right side of head.

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