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Fragment of a kohl jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Debris between tombs 13 and 20

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-81

Medium or Technique

Crystal (?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment (half) of rim of kohl-pot, blackened by kohl

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace debris from Tomb 20. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition