Cosmetic Jar


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Artifact Identification Cosmetic Jar   (1926.02.0245)
Personal Artifacts : Toilet Articles : Beauty Supplies
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, North, Egypt
Period/Date Late Period, 26th Dynasty, 664 – 525 BCE
Culture Egyptian
Location On Exhibitin the Egypt exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 5.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 4.1 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 126 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Alabaster
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Pale Orange Yellow (10 YR 8.5/3) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Baines & Málek. Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon, 1980. Brewer, Douglas J. Ancient Egypt: Foundations of a Civilization. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2005, p. 166, Figure 9.10. James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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