Perfume vase symbolizing unification of two lands from tomb of Tutankhamun
The vase has a long slender neck and wide spreading lip surmounted with a vulture with open wings. It is flanked by papyrus and lotus flowers, knotted at the neck of the vase which symbolize "the binding of the two kingdoms. Beside this ornament are two half male and half female figures of the Nile (Hapi), who bear upon their heads coloured ivory Mh and Rs symbols signifying respectively with red and white crowns of the Northern and Southern Kingdoms. The trellis openwork pedestal consists of the cartouche of the king flanked with solar hawks. | Located in: Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
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