11 June 2003
AN EGYPTIAN BLACK SERPENTINE COSMETIC VESSEL
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
The globular body with a short cylindrical neck and wide disk rim, on a flat base
3½ in. (8.9 cm) high
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For similar examples see p. 95, fig. 116 and p. 98, fig. 120 in Donadoni Roveri, ed., Egyptian Civilization, Daily Life.
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