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Cosmetic Shell

1991–1786 B.C.

Pale greyish-lavendar anhydrite

2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1936.37
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasty 12
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

Garrett Chattfield Pier Collection.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 70, no. 35, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.