Kohl jar with attached stand

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5 x 3.8 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.567

Medium or Technique

Serpentine?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The body of this kohl jar takes the form of a shouldered jar with an integrated square stand with four short legs. It is complete except for damage at the neck.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way