lunes, 6 de abril de 2015

Cosmetic vessels.

Cosmetic vessels. Alabaster vessel with two perfume flasks and an eyepaint container. The glass is decorated by impressing heated glass rods of various colours to the body of the pre-heated vessel. Although mass manufacture of glass began around 1500 BC it was rare material used for luxury items. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 18th dynasty c. 1450 -1336 BC. Material Size: Glass, alabaster. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ British Museum, London . Location: 36.

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