Stone vessel



Accession Number
W1504
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Stone case
Object Types
Receptacle/vessel, Jar | Implements and utensils, Cosmetic and medical equipment and implements, Kohl, Kohl pot
Classification
Aston type 230
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Stone/minerals (Travertine (Egyptian alabaster))
Measurements
Height: 165mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A stone ointment jar (Aston type 230), dating to the Roman Period. Such types do not date to before the mid second century BCE.

Bibliography

A Masson, 'Stone vessels, Nautakratis: Greeks in Egypt', British Museum, p. 5.

Last modified: 15 Feb 2021

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