Kohl pot lid

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 207

Dimensions

Length: 2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

13.3863

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of fine marble. The lid is disc shaped. It is complete. It is part of field number 13-4-275, which includes beads (13.3861), an ivory kohl stick (13.3862), and an unaccessioned faience bead 13-4-275.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S. F. / 207

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition