Cosmetic Vessel card

Cosmetic Vessel

Currently not on display


Anhydrite kohl pot with mended lid which is chipped in one place (chip missing). There are traces of kohl eye cosmetic inside. The object was excavated in Cemetery Y near the modern village of Hiw, grave Y514. Cemetery Y was a large cemetery excavated by Mr Mace who described the burials in Petrie's 1901 'Diospolis Parva' publication.