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Kohl jar

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The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is worn on the sides. The rim is broken and mended. There is no lid. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 56. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.2 x 5.4 cm (2 7/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2434

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels