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Kohl jar

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12
ca. 1981–1802 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht South, South area, Pit 11, MMA excavations, 1931–32
Blue marble or anhydrite
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:
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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