The stone is fine-grained, wavy lined, and white veined. Some kohl remains inside on part of the bronze rod. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. The rim and base are battered. Small fragments are missing.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition