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An ancient Egyptian hes vase of unknown date and provenance. The object shows signs of corrosion and possible bronze disease (pre-treatment with BTA).
Hes vases were often used for purification rituals and libations. They have also been found in funerary contexts. These vases are shaped like the hieroglyph hes 𓎿 which can be translated as “to praise/favour”.
Accession Number: E.1599
Model and Photography Credit: Charlotte Sargent