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Kohl-pot

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The stone is fine-grained. The rim and foot are nicked. Otherwise, it is complete. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. Traces of kohl remain inside. The rim is broken and mended.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 303. 1910-11: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. (accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 4.6 x 4.6 cm (1 13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2424

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels