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Kohl jar and lid

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It is heavy. The base is flat. There is an incised line above the base. The lid extends over the rim. The lid is disc shaped. The neck is flaring. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 93. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11–12, 2140–1783 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7301a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels