Kohl pot and cover

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, Y 510

Dimensions

Height: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.743a-b

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite (blue marble)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is a bag shaped jar. The base is rounded. The neck is flaring. The lid is disc shaped. The surface is worn. There is a piece missing from the neck.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, Y 510. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription