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Kohl jar

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The stone is fine-grained and golden brown in color. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. The rim and base are nicked. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 211. 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 depth: 5.6 x 5.2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2445

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels