Kohl pot with lid

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.2 x 3.5 cm (1 5/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Traces of the kohl remain on the interior. The lid is disc shaped and has a boss that secures it on top of the jar. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

1908: Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright through William Lawrence Underwood.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright