Kohl jar with stand

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F./5b

Dimensions

Height: 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

13.3536a-b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The jar rests on a four legged stand, which is a separate piece. The jar and stand are white with some brown discoloration. The base of the jar is flat, and the rim is inverted. It is complete.

Provenance

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. / 5b

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition