Bag-shaped kohl jar
New Kingdom (?), Dynasty 18–20
Height x diameter: 7.3 x 7 cm (2 7/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
It has heavy proportions. It has a ring base that sits flat. The rim is rolled and everted. The lower part of the rim is chipped. The body is somewhat cracked. It is complete.
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