Kohl pot and cover

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, Y 177

Dimensions

Height: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.737a-b

Medium or Technique

Steatite with alabaster lid

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The shape is cylindrical. There is a projecting vertical groove on the front and the same vertical projection on the back without the groove. The base is flat. The cover is broken. It is complete.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, Y 177.1898-1899: 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