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Kohl pot

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Blackened limestone kohl pot, decorated with etched, stylized designs of chevrons, flowers and snakes. Rim broken; crack on one side.

Provenance

By 1979: Mrs Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer November 1979.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1539–1075 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6 x 5.2 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.571

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels