An Egyptian Red Limestone Ointment Vessel, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 2000 - 1800 BCE
An Egyptian Red Limestone Ointment Vessel, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 2000 - 1800 BCE
An Egyptian Red Limestone Ointment Vessel, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 2000 - 1800 BCE

An Egyptian Red Limestone Ointment Vessel, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, ca. 2000 - 1800 BCE

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The rust-colored limestone vessel with a cylindrical body that tapers to the flat round base from wide shoulders sloping up to the sharply everted rim and wide lip, traces of drilling visible on the interior.

Dimensions: Height 3.5 inches (8.9 cm)

Condition: Two small original pieces reattached to the lip and three small lip rim chips, base rim flake, three very tight hairlines from the lip to the middle of the body.  A lovely example.

Provenance: ex. Hoffman collection, NYC, (1890s - 1950s), acquired before 1939.

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