Kohl-pot

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303

Dimensions

Height x depth: 4.6 x 4.6 cm (1 13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2424

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. The rim and foot are nicked. Otherwise, it is complete. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. Traces of kohl remain inside. The rim is broken and mended.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303. 1910-11: 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.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition