An Egyptian Faience Cosmetic Cup
Egypt, Late Period, Dynasty 26-30, 664-343 B.C. Pale blue in color, chalice-shaped, inscribed in a contrasting darker glaze with hieroglyphs naming its contents (glyphs soft here, but vessels like these were usually inscribed for tawat, unguent, and the best tichenu, oil). 1-7/8"H.
Provenance: Ex-private Montreal, Quebec collection.
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