Kohl jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3 x 4 cm (1 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2439

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained and wavy lined. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The interior is bored. There is no lid. It is complete and in good condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition