Cosmetic Vessel

1973.1.392d
Fragment of a hollow cylinder made to contain kohl eyepaint. Down one side in a column of hieroglyphic text naming Ankhesenamun, one of the daughters of King Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, who became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother, King Tutankhamun. The inscription reads:” …the Great Royal Wife, Ankhesenamun”. Possibly collected at Tell el Amarna. Marked in ink "18...".