Birch, Samuel   [Hrsg.]
Catalogue of the collection of Egyptian antiquities at Alnwick Castle — London, 1880

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OBJECTS OF THE TOILET.

1423. Small vase, in shape of a cup, body globular, wide open mouth,
and circular stand ; body reeded in four places. %\ in. high. Darh terra cotta.

1424. Small vase, in shape of a jar, globular body, with wide expanding
mouth and round foot. It is of rude fabric and of the time of the 4th dynasty,
being one of the early vases of that period, probably some of the first pottery
known, and found in the neighbourhood of the Pyramids, of Gizeh, and
Saqqarah. 2§ in. high. Red terra cotta.

1425. Vase, jar-shaped, globular body, wide neck and open mouth, with
spout; round it are two ribs. 2-| in. high. Red terra cotta.

1426. Jug, in shape of a Greek olpe, or cenochoe, long body, and flat
banded handle. 6£ in. high. Pale-red terra cotta.

'1427. Jug, in shape of a Greek olpe, long body, and banded handle. 5^- in.
high. Pale-red terra cotta.

1428. Small vase, or diota, globular body, wide expanding mouth, and two
side-handles in shape of ears, like the Greek diota. Vases of similar shape
occur amongst the glass ones for the toilet, and were employed to hold unguents
or cosmetics. In the present specimen is flour, or some other farinaceous sub-
stance in powder. 3f in. high. Wood.
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