Kohl jar with lid
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Tomb SF 168, Notes: Egypt (Sheikh Farag, tomb SF 168)
Height x diameter: 3.6 x 4 cm (1 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)
This jar is made of a beautiful piece of veined agate. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The lid is disc shaped. Black kohl smudges are on the rim. It is complete and in excellent condition.
From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 168
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition