Egyptian glazed faience cosmetic jarE250
A small glazed faience cosmetic jar with two pierced lug handles on the shoulder.
Egypt, probably Middle Kingdom, c. 2030-1650 BC
4.9 x 4.4 cms
Surface chipping, and discolouration due to ancient mis-firing as seen in the photographs
Ex. private collection, Edinburgh, Scotland; acquired mid to late 20th Century