jueves, 18 de junio de 2015

cosmetic container





The wings of this charming
The wings of this charming cosmetic container pivot outward, revealing a storage compartment. The eyes were once inlaid. The pintail duck is one of Egypt's most common species of waterfowl and was a popular decorative motif.
Datebetween 1550 and 1196 BC (New Kingdom)
Mediumhippopotamus ivory, elephant ivory, bone
Dimensions7 × 6.6 × 20.5 cm (2.8 × 2.6 × 8.1 in)
pivot outward, revealing a storage compartment. The eyes were once inlaid. The pintail duck is one of Egypt's most common species of waterfowl and was a popular decorative motif.
Datebetween 1550 and 1196 BC (New Kingdom)
Mediumhippopotamus ivory, elephant ivory, bone
Dimensions7 × 6.6 × 20.5 cm (2.8 × 2.6 × 8.1 in)

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