Ancient Egyptian Glass

August 24, 1994 – June 12, 1998

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Gallery 16 Floor Plan

View 15 glass vessels for storing scented oils, perfumed ointments, or cosmetics. Many of the vessels can be dated within Dynasty 18 to the reigns of pharaohs Amenhotep III (1391-1353 BC) and Amenhotep IV (1353-1335 BC).