Kohl jar with lid

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb D 10

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

00.701a-b

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Green glazed shist with animals in relief - a gazelle, grayhound, hares, ichneumon, and ibex. Rosette on cover.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 10. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription