Unguent bottle (alabastron)

Egyptian
599–200 B.C.


Findspot: Mediterranean (Eastern)

Dimensions

Height: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.) Diameter: 3.0 cm

Accession Number

56.1256

Medium or Technique

Core-formed glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Yellow and green decoration on blue. Round bottom, two applied loop handles with tails. Wide rim.

Provenance

Havemeyer Collection; Horace L. Mayer Collection, by 1956; gift of Horace L. Mayer, 1956.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer