Kohl jar and lid
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 319/38
Height x depth: 4.6 x 4.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 5/8 in.) Diameter (lid): 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This kohl jar still contains black kohl powder. The lid is disc-shaped, with a knob on the under side, now partly broken off.
From Nubia, Kerma. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Findspot Information: From Kerma 319 / 38. February 1914.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition