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Alabaster Vase of King Tutankhamun

The one-handled vase with a bulging body, high narrow neck, and a graceful spout is one of many traditional and simply formed containers found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun.

Alabaster Vase of King Tutankhamun


It was used to store oils and other materials for the deceased king to use in the afterlife. The vase was made from alabaster, which could be carved with great skill.


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