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Ointment Vessel with Lid

A work made of serpentinite.
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  • A work made of serpentinite.

Date:

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

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

On View, Gallery 50

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Ointment Vessel with Lid

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

Date

c. 1550 BCE–1295 BCE

Medium

Serpentinite

Dimensions

a (jar): 12 × 11.4 × 11.4 cm (4 ¾ × 4 1/5 × 4 1/5 in) b (lid): .6 × 6.7 × 6.6 cm (.24 × 7.65 × 2.61 in)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1894.461a-b

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