Dish - ROM2018_16146_52

ROM2018_16146_52

Dish

Medium:Limestone
Geography: Excavated at Diospolis Parva (Hu), Egypt
Date: c. 2055-1650 BC
Period: 11th-13th Dynasty, Middle Kingdom
Dimensions:
5.1 × 3 × 1.2 cm
Object number: 910.181.190
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionThis small, interesting dish could have been used for cosmetics.  Similar dishes have been found at Edfu in Upper Egypt and Diospolis Parva (Hu) in Middle Egypt.
Collection:
Egypt
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