Alabastron



Accession Number
AB114
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Alabastron
Classification
Aston type 228
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Measurements
Height: 115mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Fragment of a shoulder, neck, and rim of a travertine cosmetic container (alabastron). The vessel has a short neck, flat rim, and two unpierced lugs. AB115 is perhaps part of the same vessel. Gift from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Bibliography

Aston, Barbara G. 1994. Ancient Egyptian stone vessels: materials and forms. Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 5. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag. [p. 166, type 228]

Other Identity
SA220 (Aberystwyth number)
Previous Owner
University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Acquisition
Gift, The University of Wales, Aberystwyth (24 Mar 1997)
Last modified: 20 Mar 2022

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