Ancient Egypt | Western Zone Ancient Egypt

Cored Glass Scent Bottle


  • Cored Glass Scent Bottle
6th-5th Century B.C. H6.8cm
Fitted with two handles for threading a string through. This scent bottle was hung on the chest like a necklace. It's shape is of the style prevalent in the 6th-5th Century B.C.

Alabaster Scent Jar


  • Alabaster Scent Jar
3rd Century B.C. H14.8cm
Scent and ointment jars made of alabaster ware was in widely used in ancient Egypt from the 15th Century B.C. This scent jar is an example of such a piece.