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Kohl pot with cover

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The interior of the this is stained with kohl. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is wide and flattened. The disc lid is a separate piece. The surface of the jar is cracked.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, grave 2102. 1912: 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: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 2.5 x 2.9 cm (1 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1201a-b

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels