Kohl pot

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia, Semna, S 523

Accession Number

24-3-443a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat kohl pot complete with lid, both in excellent condition, and a separate base, a flat piece which shows chipping along the edge. Some kohl remains in the pot.

Provenance

From Semna S 523; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition