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Kohl jar with separate rim

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It is made of a hard dark green stone. The surface is worn. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 117

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3830a-b

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels