Kohl pot with lid

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F.59

Dimensions

Width x Height: 4 x 4.8 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3620a-b

Medium or Technique

Slate(?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is black polished. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is a disc lid. The surface of the jar and lid are scratched. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.59

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition