Kohl jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1784 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 5401, South Cemetery

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 4.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2109

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 5401. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 22, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition