<em>Blue-painted Storage Jar</em>, ca. 1332-1292 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 11 13/16 x Diam. 6 3/8 in. (30 x 16.2 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, 16.580.129. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.580.129_erg456.jpg)

Blue-painted Storage Jar

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1332-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11 13/16 x Diam. 6 3/8 in. (30 x 16.2 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 16.580.129

Image: CUR.16.580.129_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Storage jar; ovoid, with pointed bottom, wide mouth and slightly flaring, plain wide rim, sharply offset from shoulder. Red clay core, covered with pinkish (formerly white?) slip. Ornamented at shoulder with painted band of rectangular motives, blue with red line running through center and outlined in black, held between red, blue and black rings at neck and a single black ring below shoulder. Ornamented on body with a very wide band of pointed leaves and buds in blue, red and black held between two narrow bands of blue, striped in the center with red and bordered with black. Condition: Deep flaw in pottery in one side and small chips at rim. Paint worn and faded. Slip worn off at bottom.

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