Bag-shaped kohl jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom (?), Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.3 x 7 cm (2 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

72.520

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has heavy proportions. It has a ring base that sits flat. The rim is rolled and everted. The lower part of the rim is chipped. The body is somewhat cracked. It is complete.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way