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Kohl jar

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The stone is coarse-grained. There are traces of a gray substance inside. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. The rim is broken and the base is nicked.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, 333/2.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.9 x 5.3 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2446

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels