Kohl jar with lid
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Su 973
Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Some of the kohl remains inside. The base is flat and slightly splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The neck is flaring. The lid is disc shaped. It is complete.
From Nubia, Kerma. 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 Sudan.
Findspot Information: From Kerma. Su 973
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition