Kohl pot with cover

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes / 2102.

Dimensions

Height x depth: 2.5 x 2.9 cm (1 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1201a-b

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The interior of the this is stained with kohl. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is wide and flattened. The disc lid is a separate piece. The surface of the jar is cracked.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, grave 2102. 1912: 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.

(Accession date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition