Cosmetic Vessel



Small narrow pot with flat base and narrow rim. Marked in pencil by the excavator, 980 A 09. Illustrated in Garstang Museum of Archaeology Abydos archives Neg. A. 486. Round sticker with blue border stuck to the surface with pencil numbers 99/22 [same as 1973.1.113]. Purchased at Christie's, London, 5-6 July 1922 (Brocklebank collection) Lot 99/22 "Nineteen small vessels, in arragonite and granite, chiefly from excavations at Abydos in 1909; also a marble rubber; and two fragments". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped rim, crack towards base, surface dirt, residue in interior, label adhered to side.