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Kohl pot, lid, and kohl powder

Egyptian


Dimensions

3.85 x 3.3

Accession Number

23-10-6

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar complete except for chip on rim. Longish neck, narrow profile. Lid is a simple disc without ridges or button for fitting into mouth. Lots of loose kohl powder still in jar. Both pieces blackened from it.

Provenance

Sheikh Farag: S.F.500

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition