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Pot lid

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6
2431–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7152 A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.6 x 4.9 cm (1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2496

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lid of kohl pot, broken in two pieces.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7152 A. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition