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Kohl pot

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fine-grained; red-veined; drilled with borer; fine condition.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, tomb 278. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.35 x 5.8 cm (2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2425a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels