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Kohl pot

Squat ovoid jar with a small, flat base and wide, flattened and everted rim. Red-brownware, exterior blackened. Portion of rim missing; vesel otherwise complete.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, M/125. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-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, Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.

Findspot

Mesheikh, Egypt

Accession Number

12.1203

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels