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Kohl pot with lid

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The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The lid is disc shaped with an opening in the middle. A circular protrusion fixes the lid to the vessel. It has horizontal veining. It is complete.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, 1991–1783 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1019a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels