Ancient Egyptian elegant cosmetic vessel, in slender form tapering to a narrow base with two small lug handles
This a type of Alabastron vessels was used in the ancient world for holding oil, especially perfume or massage oils. They originated in ancient Egypt as containers carved from alabaster – hence the name – but spread via ancient Greece to other parts of the classical world. ...click for details
Ancient Egyptian elegant cosmetic vessel, in slender form with a shaped rim, tapering to a narrow base. Artfully exploiting the banding in the stone.
Excellent surface preservation.
Dated from, 1096 - 747 BC
Measurements: Height: 13.5 cm - Diameter: 3.5 cm - Height on stand: 15.5 cm
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