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Kohl pot

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, M/125

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 4.5 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1203

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat ovoid jar with a small, flat base and wide, flattened and everted rim. Red-brownware, exterior blackened. Portion of rim missing; vesel otherwise complete.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, M/125. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-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