12 June 2002
AN EGYPTIAN WOOD IBEX-FORM COSMETIC VESSEL
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, 1550-1307 B.C.
Worked on both sides, the feet trussed, the horns and ears and spaces beneath the bent legs in openwork, the vessel cavity hollowed on one side, the details of the face naturalistically rendered
4 in. (10 cm) long
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For a similar example in the Toledo Museum of Art see no. 72 in Kozloff and Bryan, Egypt's Dazzling Sun. Amenhotep III and his World.
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