Kohl jar

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Asyut

Dimensions

Height: 4 cm (1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1895

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The body shape is squat and ovoid. The rim is wide and flaring. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are chipped off the rim and lower body. It is not complete.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund