Ptolemaic Blue Faience Bowl

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Illustration

Arienne King
by Metropolitan Museum of Art
published on 14 March 2018
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This blue bowl is an excellent example of Egyptian faience ware, and why it was so highly regarded in the ancient Mediterranean. Ancient Egyptian artisans had been producing high-quality faience for millennia by the time this bowl was produced and it continued to be a highly regarded material for use in both Egyptian and Hellenistic art during the Ptolemaic period when this bowl was produced (c. 332-30 BCE). (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)

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Art, M. M. o. (2018, March 14). Ptolemaic Blue Faience Bowl. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8303/ptolemaic-blue-faience-bowl/

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Ptolemaic Blue Faience Bowl." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 14, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8303/ptolemaic-blue-faience-bowl/.

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Art, Metropolitan Museum of. "Ptolemaic Blue Faience Bowl." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Mar 2018. Web. 03 Aug 2021.