Ointment Jar



Long-necked flask with globular body, flat ledge rim and a trumpet-shaped base. A type of stone vase very typical of the Eighteenth Dynasty and one probably used to store perfumed oils and fats. Marked £R. PSV 849. Comapre with Aston (1994) page 151 [cat. no. 173]. Danson Catalogue 2 no. 311. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Worn, chipped base, surface dirt.