Exhibitions/ Art Object

Ointment Jar

Date:
4th–7th century
Geography:
Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 9/16 in. (5.7 x 4 cm)
Classification:
Ivories-Bone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.8.17
Not on view
Coffin 3, Tomb LXVI, al-Bagawat, Kharga Oasis
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Objects from the Kharga Oasis," August 6, 2012–August 4, 2013.

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