Picture: Cosmetic Box in Ancient Egypt


A reconstructed ebony and ivory veneered cosmetic box recovered from the 12th Dynasty burial of Sithathoriunet at Lahun. Included amongst the queen's treasures were a polished silver mirror, gold-handled copper razors, whetstones, a small silver dish and four obsidian cosmetics jars decorated in gold. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Picture: Cosmetic Box in Ancient Egypt


A reconstructed ebony and ivory veneered cosmetic box recovered from the 12th Dynasty burial of Sithathoriunet at Lahun. Included amongst the queen's treasures were a polished silver mirror, gold-handled copper razors, whetstones, a small silver dish and four obsidian cosmetics jars decorated in gold. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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