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Pot lid

Lid of a kohl pot.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5330, pit A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 0.5 x 3.1 cm (3/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14-11-125b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels