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Egyptian Ptolemaic pale blue faience funerary cosmetic cup, Egyptian Ptolemaic pale blue faience funerary cosmetic cup,
EGYPTIAN PALE BLUE FAIENCE FUNERARY COSMETIC CUP

he inscription highlighted in cobalt blue and identifying the contents as “Henek Oil”. Henek oil was one of the seven sacred ointments used in embalming.

Ptolemaic, ca. 3rd Century BC


H. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm.)

Ex J.M.E. collection, New York, acquired from Charles Ede, London, December 1996.

ELW02AJE
$2,000


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