Egyptian Anhydrite Cosmetic Jar



Middle Kingdom, Dynasties XI - XII, ca. 2046-1794 BC


Height: 7 cm.     (2 3/4 in.)




ex: collection of Dr. Rudolph Schmidt, Switzerland (1900-1970), acquired 1951, thence by descent


Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIII (New York, 2015) p.11


cf. Petrie, WF; The Funeral Furniture of Egypt. Stone & Metal Vases (London, 1937) pl.12





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