Jar - ROM2018_16145_73

ROM2018_16145_73

Jar

Medium:Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Geography: Egypt
Date: 664-332 BC
Period: 26th-30th Dynasty, Late Period
Dimensions:
12.6 × 12.6 cm
Object number: 909.80.137
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
Description This unusual bag-shaped travertine vase was made by a master who chose the stone for its lovely pattern of bands, and then carved the sides with six graceful petals.  Unfortunately, there is no way of knowing its original purpose or contents.
Collection:
Egypt
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