New Kingdom (?), Dynasty 18–20
Height x diameter: 5.4 x 5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster kohl jar with a shouldered body. The base is splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The rim is broken, and the base is chipped.
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