Kohl jar lid
Second Intermediate Period–New Kingdom
Diameter: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone from which this disk-shaped lid is made has a yellowish hue with white veins. There is some discoloration.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way