Egyptian Faience Cosmetic Cup

 

Egyptian Faience Cosmetic Cup

An ancient Egyptian blue-green faience cosmetic or offering cup with an inscribed with Hieroglyphs naming the contents of the vessel.

Ptolemaic Period,
Ca. 330-31 BC.
Height: 1 3/4 in. (4 cm).
Intact.

These cups contained the various sacred perfumed oils and unguents that were used in both daily use and funeral ritual, they often were labeled with the contents.

Formerly in a Canadian private collection.

Inv#: 6706

$950

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