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Fragment of a kohl jar

Fragment of a kohl-pot

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 20, pit A debris. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-525

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels