Kohl pot with lid
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Egypt, El Kab
Height: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The lid is disc shaped with an opening in the middle. A circular protrusion fixes the lid to the vessel. It has horizontal veining. It is complete.
From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.
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