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Kohl pot with cover

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, late–13 to 1700 B.C.
Date:
ca. 1850–1700 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery (slope above "faience factory", House A1:2-5), Pit 997, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 5.1 cm (2 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.309a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

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