Requires Photography

Lid from a kohl jar

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, early Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19B

Dimensions

Diameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-649

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Lid from a very small kohljar, broken at one side.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 19, pit B. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition