Late Period, Dynasty 30
Findspot: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)
Height: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base of this bag-shaped kohl jar is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is a small knob on each side, possibly for securing the lid. The rim is badly broken.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription