Hedgehog Kohl Vase

NZD $750

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Pottery vase in the form of a hedgehog
used for kohl (eye paint)

c.4/5th Century BC

Condition: Complete save for restoration of
the rim and minor chips to the base.

Similar vases are found throughout the Eastern
Mediterranean, especially in Egypt.

Compare an example from Lindos in C. Blinkenberg,
Fouilles de L’Acropole 1902-14, Vol. 1 (Berlin19310, PL.57, no.1324