<em>Inscribed Funerary Vessel Painted to Imitate Stone</em>, ca. 1479-1279 B.C.E. Clay, pigment, 8 1/16 x Diam. 4 5/16 in. (20.5 x 10.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.342E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.342E_view01_PS11.jpg)

Inscribed Funerary Vessel Painted to Imitate Stone

Medium: Clay, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1479-1279 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 8 1/16 x Diam. 4 5/16 in. (20.5 x 10.9 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.342E

Image: 37.342E_view01_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Vessel of brown clay (completely fired) bearing buff slip with red-brown decoration in imitation of stone (granite or breccia). Painted on is the inscription: "im3hy hr Wsr w'b n 'Imn Nfr-hr". The yellow paint runs over the determinative for Osiris, the pot supported by a fott in "w'b" and the "hr" in the name. Condition: Slip worn from bosy of vessel; chips in rim. Wheel made. Abbott lists two pieces of painted cloth as having been found with this vessel.

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