Kohl jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 51

Dimensions

Height x diameter:: 3.2 x 3.5 cm (1 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2438

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is black and gray and fine-grained. The base is flat and splayed. It is broken at the neck and the rim and neck are missing. The base is nicked.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 51. 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: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition