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Kohl pot

Ware type: B ware? Vessel type: globular Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled everted Base: round Surface Condition: All black, slipped and burnished, but not shiny Vessel Condition: large area of lower body missing Decoration: none Other: Object registered twice; aka 13-3-1347

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/7]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Object was registered twice; also aka 13-3-1347

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5552

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels