Lid of a kohl jar
Second Intermediate Period–New Kingdom
Height x diameter: 1.9 x 7.6 cm (3/4 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Disc-shaped lid to a kohl pot. The sides are recurved/concave.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way