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Kohl jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13
Date:
ca. 2030–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Pottery: reddish-brown ware
Dimensions:
H. 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.3.163
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Excavated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at the lower end of the Hatshepsut Causeway, Deir el Bahri Cache, 1915-16. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Shipped to the Museum and accessioned 1932.

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