New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18 or 19
Ancient Glass (MFA), no. 01.
H. 9.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2020
Palm column kohl vase. Tubular in shape with palm column lip and small pad base attached to bottom. Translucent dark blue glass with threads of opaque yellow and white glass in festoon pattern.
Date unknown: said to have been found at Luxor; by 1918: anonymous private collection; anonymous gift to MFA, May 2, 1918
M. Elizabeth Carter Collection—Anonymous gift