Cosmetic Vessel



Kohl pot with darking powder and staining on the interior and around the mouth. Marked on the base in pencil 545 γ indicating this is from the 1908 excavation at Abydos (grave number 545 A'08). Illustrated in an excavation photograph, Garstang Museum of Archaeology, Abydos archive Neg. A. 307. Compare with W. M. F. Petrie, Stone and Metal Vases (London, 1937) no. 731. CONDITION NOTE (1998): surface dirt and discolouration.