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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Cosmetic vessel
Date Made:1570-1070 BCE (Dynasties 18-20)
Type:Container
Materials:Blue-green Egyptian faience
Place Made:Africa; Egypt
Measurements:Overall: 3 5/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 9.2 cm x 3.8 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.7.A.A
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Currently on view

Description:
"AA7" written in red on bottom of vessel (R.Diana 8/13/2015).

Vessel in shape of lotus, with black-painted outlines of petals around rim and base.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; cosmetics; vanity; vessels; containers; beauty; grooming

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