Kohl pot

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6 x 5.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.571

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blackened limestone kohl pot, decorated with etched, stylized designs of chevrons, flowers and snakes. Rim broken; crack on one side.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer