<em>Ointment Jar</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Limestone, 6 1/8 × greatest diam. 3 3/4 in. (15.5 × 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.392E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.392E_view02.jpg)

Ointment Jar

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 1/8 × greatest diam. 3 3/4 in. (15.5 × 9.5 cm)


Accession Number: 37.392E

Image: CUR.37.392E_view02.jpg,color

Catalogue Description:
A cylindrical vessel with flaring rim at top slight flare at bottom. Rim flat across top. Actual material is an indurated limestone, with a heavy red cast to it. Condition: Surface has acquired a sheen. A large chip has been taken from the rim and reattached at some time. Small chips and discolorations are apparent on the rim and body of the vessel.

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