Kohl box

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11–early Dynasty 12
2040–1783 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

.065 x .053 x .044

Accession Number

21.921

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Kohl pot in form of box, with sliding cover, now lost.

Provenance

Egypt. Deir el-Bersha 19B HU-MFA excavations 1915

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition