Kohl pot and lid
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, Hu, Y 510
Overall: 4.1 × 3.5 cm (1 5/8 × 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Out on Loan
On display at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Denmark, October 12, 2017 – February 25, 2018
This kohl jar features a flat, splayed base and a flared neck. The lid is disc shaped.
From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, grave 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.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription