Kohl jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1991–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el-Deir, N 12 / 33

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.8 x 4.6 cm (2 5/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1213a-b

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black granite with rim in separate piece: cover missing. Base cut in form of a square stand with low legs at corners.

Provenance

From Naga el-Deir, N 12 / 33. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition