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Kohl jar lid

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Lid for Kohl jar, 19.1569

Provenance

From Gennari (west bank) (ASN 58/ 119) 1908. 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.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, early New Kingdom, 2000–1500 B.C.

Findspot

Ginari, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 1.0 cm D: 4.0 cm

Accession Number

19.1570

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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