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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), 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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