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Ointment Vessel

A work made of travertine (egyptian alabaster).
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  • A work made of travertine (egyptian alabaster).

Date:

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (about 1550-1295 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

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

Status

On View, Gallery 50

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Ointment Vessel

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

Date

c. 1550 BCE–1295 BCE

Medium

Travertine (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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