Jar - ROM2018_16145_82

ROM2018_16145_82

Jar

Medium:Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Geography: Egypt
Date: c. 2055-1650 BC
Period: 11th-13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
Dimensions:
12.5 × 13 cm
Object number: 909.80.143
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
Description The original use of this highly-polished bag-shaped vase is unknown.  It might have been used in life for some precious liquid, been used at a funeral ceremony to oil unguents, or been made specifically as a gift to the dead.
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Collection:
Egypt
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