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Kohl pot with lid

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The stone is black polished. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is a disc lid. The surface of the jar and lid are scratched. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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. Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.59

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Width x Height: 4 x 4.8 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3620a-b

Medium or Technique

Slate(?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels