Cosmetic box

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .062 Length: .057 W. .021 H.

Accession Number

13.3593

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

One square piece, with a circular, hollow in center, top recessed for lid, angles cut away for inlay. Leather knot labeled E. miscellaneous 77A inside box.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. S.F. 6013. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition