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Unguent Vessel

A work made of calcite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of calcite.

Date:

Old Kingdom–Middle Kingdom (?), Dynasty 3–12 (about 2686–1773 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Unguent Vessel

Origin

Egypt

Date

Made 2686 BCE–1773 BCE

Medium

Calcite

Dimensions

a (jar): 6.68 × 6.88 × 6.95 cm (2.63 × 2.71 × 2.74 in) b (lid): .53 × 6.83 × 6.85 cm (.21 × 2.67 × 2.70 in)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1892.12a-b

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