Stone vessel with lid



Accession Number
W1407
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
Aton Type 157
Period
Middle Kingdom
Material
Stone/minerals
Measurements
Height: 45mm | Diameter (lid): 50mm
Number of Elements
2 (jar and lid)

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Description

A black stone jar with its lid (Aston type 157). it dates to the Middle Kingdom. Such items would have been used for containing cosmetics.

Wellcome Number
117985
Other Identity
7 | 713
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 15 Feb 2021

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