Alabaster cosmetic jar

New Kingdom
H. 26.5 cm, Diameter 17 cm

Cylindrical jar flanked with lotus columns which support heads of the god Bes with long protruding red tongues. Upon the lid a recumbent lion with forepaws crossed and long protruding tongue stained red. The eyebrows, claws, end of tail and cartouche of the king are upon the body which is painted with dark green.

    Basin with Boat  
Cosmetic Jar
Ivory Headrest
Thutmose III