Kohl pot

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, Y 508

Dimensions

Height: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.742

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat, and the rim is slightly rolled and everted. It is heavy. There is a large piece gone from the top.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, Y 508. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription