Egyptian veined serpentine kohl vesselE238
A veined grey/green serpentine kohl vessel with a baluster shaped body and disc foot. The mouth of the vessel is plugged with ancient linen.
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, c. 2030-1650 BC
6.5 x 5.7 cms
Losses to the rim and chipping around the base
Ex. deceased estate, South Wales, UK; inherited from a collection formed in the mid 19th Century. A 19th Century label under the base: “Bought at necropolis near Thebes 1856”.