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Clay horn-shaped vessel

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Clay horn-shaped vessel


cosmetic equipment


cosmetic container


horn for ointment; an imitation of a cow's horn in Nile silt ware with burnished red slip

Field Collection



height 11.5 cm
width 5.8 cm


Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
up to end of the reign of Tuthmosis III


1479 B.C. — 1425 B.C.


given: Wellcome Trustees 1981 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

ex Berens collection; bought at Sotheby's 31/7/1923, lot 112; Wellcome: R1207/1936


  1. Bruyère, B.
    (1937) Rapport sur les fouilles de Deir el-Médineh (1934-1935), 2e partie: La necropole de l'est , Cairo : Institut Française d'Archéologie Orientale (1937) Cairo: Institut Française d'Archéologie Orientale [page: 84]
    [comments: figs. 40, 42: for comparison with real cow's horn from tomb 1389 at Deir el-Medina]



Accession Number

E.7.1981 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 63187; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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