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Kohl pot, lid, and kohl powder

Jar complete except for chip on rim. Longish neck, narrow profile. Lid is a simple disc without ridges or button for fitting into mouth. Lots of loose kohl powder still in jar. Both pieces blackened from it.

Provenance

Sheikh Farag: S.F.500

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Dimensions

3.85 x 3.3

Accession Number

23-10-6

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels