Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes / 2103
Height x depth: 3.7 x 4.3 cm (1 7/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base is flat and footed, and the rim is wide and flattened. The rim and lid are separate pieces. Part of the lid is missing. The jar is partly filled with kohl.
From Mesheikh, Mes / 2103.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition