Ointment Jar



Cylindrical jar with flaring rim and base. Perfumed ointments and unguents were stored in jars like this. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Previous repair, surface chipped, surface loss, label adhered to surface, surface dirt. Compare with Ali el-Khouli, ‘Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period to Dynasty III: Typology and Analysis’ (Mainz, 1978) no. 1038. Danson Catalogue 2 no. 24.