<em>Blue-Painted Vase with Marsh Scene</em>, ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Clay, Egyptian blue, pigment, 11 5/8 x Diam. of body 6 5/16 in. (29.6 x 16 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 59.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 59.2_detail1_PS2.jpg)

Blue-Painted Vase with Marsh Scene

Medium: Clay, Egyptian blue, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 11 5/8 x Diam. of body 6 5/16 in. (29.6 x 16 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 59.2

Image: 59.2_detail1_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terracotta vase, tear-drop shape, rounded base. Exterior decorated with series of registers of monochrome blue and lotus petals. Main registers in pale blue, black and red representing swamp scene, two girls in reed boats, one poling boat, the other gathers lotus flowers. Birds and jumping bulls as filler. Condition: Slight chip in rim. A few worn patches on painting, particularly on boat with kneeling girl.

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