Kohl pot with lid

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia, Semna, S 554

Accession Number

24.2025

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Short shoulder kohl pot, chips out of flared rim, and lid of banded calcite, approximately one third broken away. Preserves some kohl caked to interior.

Provenance

From Semna S 554; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition