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Lid from kohl jar ?

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 100

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.4 x 0.1 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-187.1

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a fragment of a thin circular object, possibly the lid of a kohl jar. It has black painted decoration.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 100.1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition