About this object

Fragment of an eyepaint tube made of pale green Egyptian faience with Ankhesenamun's cartouche. The tube is cylindrical and hollow.The text is written in brown paint.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1352 BC - 1336 BC (Dynasty 18: Reign of Akhenaten)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Tell el Amarna
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    45 mm x 22 mm
  • Note
    Compare with A. Kozloff et al Egypt's Dazzling Sun: Amenhotep III and His World (Cleveland, 1992), p. 413;
    Compare with Petrie Musuem UC586-8; 595; 109; 600; 598; 596; 602; 576
Object view = Humanities
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