Kohl jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 333/2

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.9 x 5.3 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2446

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is coarse-grained. There are traces of a gray substance inside. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. The rim is broken and the base is nicked.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 333/2.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition