Speckled hard limestone cosmetic vessel with the surface pitted in places. Globular body, channelled neck and everted ribbed rim. Recorded as being from Abydos but not marked with a grave number. Middle Kingdom or late Predynastic/Early Dynastic Period? Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 15664: "Vase in greyish stone 2¼" high". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 930/6: "An arragonite Vase of globular form, with flat base and slightly projecting lip, 1 3/4 in. high; a Vase of inverted pear-shape, on flat base, with flat ring lip, in dull yellow marble, 1 3/8 in. high, found at Abydos; a miniature Vase, globular form, with simple lip, in aragonite, 7/8 in. high, found in Tomb 1081 at Abydos in 1909; A Kohl Vase, in white marble 1 5/8 in. high, found in Tomb 157 at Esna in 1905; a cylindrical Vase, in the same stone, narrowing towards the base with projecting plain lip, 1 1/2 in. high, 12th Dynasty, found in Tomb 416 at Abydos in 1907; and a Vase, with globular body and channelled neck, 2 1/4 in. high, found at Abydos".