Cosmetic Vessel card

Cosmetic Vessel


Currently not on display


Small kohl pot made of alabaster with remains of kohl inside. No lid. Base marked in thick nib black ink 880. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, no lid, chipped at base, some pitting. It's not recorded how Wellcome acquired the item. Most likely from the the sale of a member of the Beni Hasan Excavation Committee, such as William Macgregor or Frederick Hilton Price.