Cosmetic Vessel



A miniature cosmetic vessel in the shape of the traditional alabaster of a teardrop body that narrows towards the base and the wider diameter at the top end of the body. The vessel had a flaring but thin rim, most of which is broken and only a small part of it survives. The excavation location and date of the vessel is marked in pencil at the base A 1909 but there is no number for the tomb. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Most of rim is missing, chip to base, running cracks from break area.