Kohl jar on four legged stand

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, El Bersha, Pit 6D

Dimensions

Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.850

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The rim is of this kohl jar is flattened and everted, and the flat bottom sits on a four-legged stand. Two of the four feet are missing from the stand, and the rim is chipped in a few areas.

Provenance

From El Bersha, Pit 6D, April 1915.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition