Globular shaped jar with flat base and two pierced lugs. Loose Label "Alabasta [sic] unguent vases, 3rd to 1st century B.C.". Compare shape with W. M. F. Petrie, 'Stone and Metal Vases' (London, 1937) no. 923. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 118155. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 10 December 1931. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Worn, running cracks, crazed surface, label sellotaped to surface, surface dirt.