Tall kohl jar

Egyptian
New Kingdom, early Dynasty 18, up to reign of Am
1550–1427 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6 x 6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.529

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Kohl-pot, Alabaster, light color, polished surface, upper rim and foot much battered, wavy horizontal bands.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way