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Kohl jar

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The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is an incised line above the base. There are some small chips on the rim. The surface is worn. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 115. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7271

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels