Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
Shallow, miniature vessels such as this one were probably used for mixing cosmetics.
Ivory or bone
ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E.
XII Dynasty-early XIII Dynasty
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Miniature Bowl, ca. 1938-1700 B.C.E. Ivory or bone, 1 1/4 x 1 1/16 in. (3.1 x 2.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 36.126. Creative Commons-BY
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 10/27/2008
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