Kohl pot with lid

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 13
Date:
ca. 1802–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery far south of the tomb of Senwosret (758), Pit 974, MMA excavations, 1921–22
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster), traces of kohl inside
Dimensions:
h. 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.1.287a, 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.