Kohl pot with cover

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes / 128

Dimensions

Height x depth: 3.5 x 4.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1202a-b

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is bluish black. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The disc lid is a separate piece. It is complete.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, Mes / 128.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition