This vessel, which is a unique piece of art, was shaped in the form of an ibex, or goat, with real horns, one of which is missing. The eyes are inlaid and have black lids. The ears of the ibex were pierced but the earrings are missing. The back of the animal has a hole.
The body of the vase is decorated with the name of Tutankhamun in a cartouche below the solar disk flanked by two feathers. The vessel stands on a slab of calcite. It once contained oils, which were stolen soon after the tomb was sealed.
From the Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV62), Valley of the Kings, West Thebes. Calcite alabaster. Now in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 62122