Friday, August 05, 2011

Picture Perfect ~ Five

Five Ointment Jars with Lids


     Five ointment jars with lids, from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Egyptian Collection. Three are in Egyptian alabaster, two in obsidian with sheet gold.  From the 12th Dynasty, ca. 1887-1813 BC, from El Lahun, tomb 8, chamber E.


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