Cosmetic Vessel



Cosmetic container in the form of a baboon or monkey holding onto a jar. Excavation not recorded but most likely from when Amy Urlin was part of an excavation team led by her brother-in-law, Professor Flinders Petrie, at Abydos, 1900-01. Lent by Amy Urlin to Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, 1912–1915, for an exhibition curated by Janet May Buchanan. On the base is a 'Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums' sticker annotated in pencil with the registration number: 39cd –’12. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, surface scratched, chipped, surface loss, surface dirt