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Cosmetic jar with restored cap and gold rim

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Provenance

From Tell el-Yahudiya. 1887-88: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, division of finds with Egyptian government, awarded to the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund; 1888: acquired by the MFA.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate Period, 2061–1570 B.C.

Dimensions

H. 4.5 cm, Diameter 4.3 cm

Accession Number

88.1109

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels