New Kingdom (?), Dynasty 18–20
Height x diameter: 2.8 x 4.1 cm (1 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster kohl jar with high shoulders. The rim is unworked, and the base is flat. It has slightly convex sides. 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