Kohl jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x depth: 7 x 5.9 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2450

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is black and white. It is partly drilled. It is broken and mended. The base is flat and splayed, and most of the rim is missing. The base is nicked.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition