Flask with foot - ROM2018_16145_6

ROM2018_16145_6

Flask with foot

Medium:Travertine (Egyptian Alabaster)
Geography: Undetermined site, Egypt
Date: c. 1550-1295 BC
Period: 18th Dynasty, New Kingdom
Dimensions:
6.9 × 8.2 cm
Object number: 900.2.157
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionThis small vase is of a type common in the Eighteenth Dynasty.  They are often found in tombs but have also been found in the ruins of the palace at Gurob.  They appear to have been drinking vessels, though travertine is weakened by presence of alcohol.
Collection:
Egypt
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