Egypt Picture - Two-Handled Vase

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Two-Handled Vase

CG 18009 Cairo Antiquity Museum

Material: Blue Faience
Size: Height: 22 cm
Period: Roman Period (Early 1st or 2nd Century AD)

In Egypt, faience production was a major craft industry, and there a multitude of different objects made from this glass-like material throughout Egyptian history. However, the style of this specific piece makes dating it all but impossible, though it can be placed within the early common era.

Two-Handled Vase

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