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Egyptian alabaster bottle with pointed base, slim body, and short neck. It may have been used to pour perfume or spiced liquid.

Provenance

By 1981: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; 1981: given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–19, 1550–1186 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 19.1 x 4.9 cm (7 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.281

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels