Kohl jar, Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Kohl jar

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1635–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 2, Burial B 3, In coffin, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 6 cm (2 3/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.238a, 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.