Kohl jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 50

Dimensions

Height x diameter:: 4.9 x 2.6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.2426

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The steatite has a green glaze. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. Pieces are missing from the rim.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 50. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: Deember 6, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition