Stone lid for vase - ROM2018_16224_72


Stone lid for vase

Medium:Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Geography: Excavated at Abydos, Egypt
Date: c. 664-332 BC
Period: 26th-30th Dynasty, Late Period
0.8 × 6.3 cm
Object number: 909.80.82.B
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionThe fine globular vessel in banded travertine to which this lid belongs was made in the Late Period as part of an archaising trend in which stone vessels such as had been in use in the Early Dynastic period and Old Kingdom were again popular.
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