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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. The interior is bored. There is no lid. It is complete and in good condition.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3 x 4 cm (1 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2439

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels