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Kohl jar and lid

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12–13
Date:
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
h. 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in); diam. 4 cm (1 9/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
Accession Number:
15.3.566a, 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.

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