<em>Cup</em>, ca. 985-974 B.C.E. Faience, 2 5/16 x Diam. 2 11/16 in. (5.9 x 6.9 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, 16.73. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.73_SL1.jpg)


Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 985-974 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 5/16 x Diam. 2 11/16 in. (5.9 x 6.9 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 16.73

Image: 16.73_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small faience cup with brilliant blue glaze. Hieroglyph inscription in dark blue, probably manganese, contained in a two column oblong. The inscription proclaims it to the property of Nesi-Khonsu. The entire inscription reads” Osiris, Foremost of the Great Ones of the Musical Troupe of Amun-Re, Nesi-Khonsu”. Condition: There are ancient defects in firing, otherwise perfect.

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