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Kohl pot with cover

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The stone is bluish black. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The disc lid is a separate piece. It is complete.

Provenance

From Mesheikh, Mes / 128.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 3.5 x 4.1 cm (1 3/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1202a-b

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels