Damien Fegan

Damien Fegan

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Brisbane Australia / I am a museum professional, re enactor, experimental archeologist, miniaturist, historical martial artist and all round history nerd!
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Bronze strigils and glass oil-flasks from Roman London, now in the Museum of London. These were for the baths, of course.

Bronze strigils and glass oil-flasks from Roman London, now in the Museum of London. These were for the baths.

1-200 CE Rhineland. Roman athlete's kit, bronze aryballos or oil flask and two strigils- skin scrapers used for centuries for cleansing the skin.

Full: Front Bronze athlete's toilet set consisting of an aryballos (oil-flask) and two strigils, linked by chains to a ring for hanging on the wall. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Two strigils and container. In Roman baths, the skin was softened with perfumed oil from the container and was scraped with the curved metal strigil, thereby removing the dirt.1st century AD, Glyptothek Munich © Matthias Kabe, all rights reserved.

Two strigils and container. In Roman baths, the skin was softened with perfumed oil from the container and was scraped with the curved metal strigil, thereby removing the century AD, Glyptothek Munich © Matthias Kabe, all rights reserved.

Glass vessel in the form of a pomegranate Mycenean, about 1400-1200 BC, Cyprus

polychrome glass flask, imitating earlier shapes in other media, Enkomi, ca.

ca. 1295-1050 Egypt Pomegranate bottles, opaque glass. The small green unopened shape held the bitter juice used as an astringent. The yellow stylized open one held juice often mixed with wine. The pomegranate did not reach Egypt until the New Kingdom and then were planted for medicinal and other uses. They were also placed in burial chambers.

Pomegranate Shaped Bottles of Opaque Glass. The small green one is an unripened shape, the yellow with a stylized neck represents a ripened fruit. New Kingdom, Egypt

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem Pomegranate-shaped bottle Cyprus or Egypt 14th-13th century BCE Brown glass, core-formed H: 7.9; Diam: 6.8 cm The Eliahu Dobkin Collection Accession number: 77.12.378

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem Pomegranate-shaped bottle Cyprus or Egypt century BCE Brown glass, core-formed H: Diam: cm The Eliahu Dobkin Collection Accession number:

khol applicator | Kohl Pot and Applicator Kohl is a substance made from the mineral lead ...

Kohl Pot and Applicator Kohl is a substance made from the Mineral Lead Sulfide. It was worn by Ancient Egyptian Men and Women on their eyelids and under their eyes. Contient un Produit Hautement Toxique mais Non Connu à l'Epoque.

Miroir -  Moyen Empire, 2033 - 1710 avant J.-C. -  bronze et os Miroir  | Site officiel du musée du Louvre

Miroir - Moyen Empire, 2033 - 1710 avant J.-C. - bronze et os Miroir | Site officiel du musée du Louvre

Mirror with Case, belonging to queen Henettawy. Sycamore , Ivory , & Bronze Found in : West Thebes , Cachette at Deir Al­bahari. Third Intermediate Period Reign of : Pinudjem I Dynasty: XXI.

Mirror with Case, belonging to queen Henettawy. Sycamore , Ivory , & Bronze Found in : West Thebes , Cachette at Deir Al­bahari. Third Intermediate Period Reign of : Pinudjem I Dynasty: XXI.