Kohl pot

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Ch. 7812

Accession Number

25.1963

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small vessel, probably a kohl pot, with rounded base, tiny lugs decorated with incised tags and flared rim. Part of the rim is broken away and one of the lugs shows damage.

Provenance

From Giza, Ch. 7812. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition