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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Cosmetic jar
Date Made:664-332 BCE (Late Period, Dynasties 26-31)
Type:Container
Materials:Alabaster (calcite)
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:overall: 1 1/2 x 3/4 in.; 3.81 x 1.905 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1943.19.A.B(a)
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund, from the Caroline M. Galt Collection
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Description:
Narrow jar with slight protrusions for handles.

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

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