Ointment Jar



Cylindrical jar with flaring rim and base. Perfumed ointments and unguents were stored in jars like this. Compare with W. M. F. Petrie, Stone and Metal Vases (London, 1937) no. 93A. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Running crack from rim to base, surface dirt, chipped. Danson Catalogue 2 no. 17. Base marked in ink 'No 17' and a word written in pencil (perhaps 'Bought')