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Kohl-pot

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The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The foot is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete. There is no cover.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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 Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.5 x 4.9 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2423

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels