Cosmetic Vessel

Calcite cosmetic vessel with flat base and projecting rim. Banded white at the top and pale yellow below. Marked on the base in ink 4001. One of 26 stone vessels found in two groups in tomb 153 E'06. According to John Garstang's field record slip, this jar ('Wh') was found in a deposit of the western chamber of a Middle Kingdom burial with a greenish-white lid that actually fits with another jar ('Wl').