Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Kohl pot stand

Middle Kingdom
Dynasty 12–13
ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, Cemetery, MMA excavations, 1920–22
h. 1.8 cm (11/16 in); w. 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1915
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.

Related Objects

Ointment Jar

Artist: Date: ca. 1981–1952 B.C.
Accession Number: 08.200.15b
Date: ca. 1981–1952 B.C. Medium: Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) Accession: 08.200.15b On view in:Gallery 108

Jug Decorated with Dolphins and Birds

Artist: Date: ca. 1750–1550 B.C.
Accession Number: 22.1.95
Date: ca. 1750–1550 B.C. Medium: Pottery, manganese black, gypsum fill Accession: 22.1.95 On view in:Gallery 111

Pot stand

Artist: Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Accession Number: 22.1.1570
Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Medium: Pottery Accession: 22.1.1570 On view in:Gallery 113

Pot stand

Artist: Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C.
Accession Number: 15.3.1592
Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Medium: Pottery, Nile clay Accession: 15.3.1592 On view in:Gallery 113

Kohl jar

Artist: Date: ca. 1850–1640 B.C.
Accession Number: 33.1.15a–c
Date: ca. 1850–1640 B.C. Medium: Serpentinite Accession: 33.1.15a–c On view in:Gallery 113