Kohl jar and lid
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Rifeh, Group 161
Height x diameter: 5 x 4.4 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The lid is disc shaped. The base is slightly splayed. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.
From Deir Rifa (Group 161). Excavated for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.
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