Vase with Pointed Base, from the Burial of King Djoser
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E.
Early Old Kingdom
29 1/4 x 5 9/16 in. (74.3 x diam. 14.2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Large calcite (alabaster) vase with pointed base. The vase is very similar to 34.977 and has a pointed base. The body tapers from the rim down; undecorated.
Condition: Rim is very slightly chipped and there are occasional spots of greenish-blue paint which may be traces of ancient decoration, though this seems improbable.
This item is not on view
Vase with Pointed Base, from the Burial of King Djoser, ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 29 1/4 x 5 9/16 in. (74.3 x diam. 14.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.978. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.34.978_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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