Kohl jar

Egyptian
Late Middle Kingdom/ Second Intermediate Period
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.742

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base and rim are flattened. The body of the jar is shouldered. The neck is convex. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date:November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription