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Pepi II/Neferkare I, King, alabaster cosmetic jar


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Title alabaster cosmetic jar
Collection Artworld: Oriental Museum
Artist Pepi II/Neferkare I, King
Date 2278 - 2184 BCE
Description Alabaster concave-sided jar with wide foot and rim, used for storing cosmetics. The front of the jar is inscribed with the names of Pepi II framed by a sky-symbol at the top with a was-sceptre at either side.
The rim has been repaired. Used for storing cosmetics.
Cultural Context Egyptian
Id Number Former Accession N2055
Inscription Egyptian, hieroglyphic, incised on front
Location Creation Site Misr
Location Current Repository The Oriental Museum
Subject receptacle/vessel, jar, inscription, king, cosmetica
Measurements 14.3 x 17.7 x 14.6 cm
Relation References Aston, B. G. 1994. Ancient Egyptian stone vessels: materials and forms. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag, p. 104
Rights Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner OM
Style Period Old Kingdom, 6th Dynasty, Pepi II/Neferkare I
Work Type jar
 
 

 

 

 

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