Kohl pot

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2489

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tiny, squat shoulder jar; round base; wide, rolled rim; long neck; Nile silt, very worn, eroding.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401/X. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition