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Kohl pot with lid

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Traces of the kohl remain on the interior. The lid is disc shaped and has a boss that secures it on top of the jar. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

1908: Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright through William Lawrence Underwood.

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Mrs. Isaphene M. Wheelwright

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.2 x 3.5 cm (1 5/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.1a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels