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Kohl jar

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Date:
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, South area, Pit 11, MMA excavations, 1931–32
Medium:
Blue marble or anhydrite
Dimensions:
a) Pot h. 2.5 cm (1 in) b) Lid diam. 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in) c) Disk in lid diam. 1.5 cm (9/16 in); Total: h. 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in); diam. 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
32.1.128a–c
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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