<em>Cosmetic Jar</em>, ca. 3600-2675 B.C.E. Basalt, 2 1/16 x 1 3/4 in. (5.2 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 05.320. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.05.320_erg3.jpg)

Cosmetic Jar

Medium: Basalt

Dates:ca. 3600-2675 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 1/16 x 1 3/4 in. (5.2 x 4.4 cm)


Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 05.320

Image: CUR.05.320_erg3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small black basalt (?) vase with two pierced handles on upper part of body, undecorated. Condition: Perfect except for very minor chips on rim. Drill marks very evident on the interior. Walls quite thick. Unfinished inside.

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