Lid of kohl jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, N 12/33

Dimensions

Diameter: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1215

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian Alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is a disc lid. The stone is pink and white veined. It is complete. It possibly belongs to 12.1212.

Provenance

From Naga el-Deir. N 12 / 33. 1912: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