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Ointment Vessel

A work made of egyptian alabaster.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of egyptian alabaster.

Date:

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (about 1550–1292 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Cosmetic vessels were made in many forms, including open bowls, and footed dishes.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Ointment Vessel

Origin

Egypt

Date

1550 BCE–1292 BCE

Medium

Egyptian alabaster

Dimensions

6.5 × 10.6 × 10.6 cm (2 1/2 × 4 1/8 × 4 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, Robert H. Fleming, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1894.385

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