Kohl jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 139

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3799

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

There is a red vein in the stone above the base. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The neck is flaring. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.139

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition