Kohl jar and lid

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Height x depth: 4.1 x 5.6 cm (1 5/8 x 2 3/16 in.) Diameter (lid): 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1154

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K339. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: From Kerma, February 1914

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition