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Kohl jar

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The stone is black and white. It is partly drilled. It is broken and mended. The base is flat and splayed, and most of the rim is missing. The base is nicked.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 7 x 5.9 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2450

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels