Second Intermediate Period–New Kingdom
Height x diameter: 2.8 x 4.7 cm (1 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
High shouldered kohl jar. It has an unworked rim and a flat base. The stone is uniformly light in color with wavy veining. It is complete.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way