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Fragment of a kohl jar

Fragment (half) of rim of kohl-pot, blackened by kohl

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, terrace debris from Tomb 20. 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: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

15-5-81

Medium or Technique

Crystal (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels