Kohl jar and lid

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Rifeh, Group 161

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5 x 4.4 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

07.545a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The lid is disc shaped. The base is slightly splayed. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Deir Rifa (Group 161). Excavated for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription