Cosmetics products, such as eyeliner, were widely used in the Near East during ancient times. Various vessels were designed to facilitate skincare and the application of make-up.
Provincial Egyptian Holy Land Stone Cosmetics Vessels
A group of provincial Egyptian cosmetics vessels, made of stone:
A. A kohl jar in fine, red-pink stone. It has a short neck and flat rim, and stands on a round base. The rim is a little ragged. Height 2.8 cm.
B. Amphora with very short neck, sloping shoulders, and plain body. There are a few minor surface grazes. Height 4.1 cm.
C. A kohl jar in grey calcite, with a short neck and flat rim, and standing on a round base. The rim is a little ragged. Height 2.4 cm.
Condition: Very good condition.