Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)
Height x diameter: 13.4 x 14.8 cm (5 1/4 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base of this kohl jar is flat, and the rim is flattened and slightly everted. There is a small boss on each side of the bag-shaped body. The rim is somewhat nicked, but otherwise it is complete.
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: January 1, 1886)
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