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Two model kohl pots

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, E.N.E. temple area, House 20, San el-Hagar

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6.0 x 3.5 x 1.8 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.567

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Two model kohl pots. Gray and white, unglazed; feet mended but broken off.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription