Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Pit 19B
Height: 2.6 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base of this squat, shouldered kohl jar is flat and footed, and the rim is inverted. The rim is slightly nicked. Otherwise, it is complete.
From Deir el-Bersha, Pit 19A. 1915: 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition