Kohl-pot

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.5 x 4.9 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2423

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The foot is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete. There is no cover.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition