Kohl jar, Serpentinite

Kohl jar

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–Early Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1635–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Pit 1, Burial A 1, In toilet box, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Serpentinite
Dimensions:
H. 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.372a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 22, fig. 8.