Kohl Jar with Lid

A work made of hematite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of hematite.

Date:

Middle Kingdom, Dynasties 12–13 (about 1985–1650 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Kohl Jar with Lid

Origin

Egypt

Date

1985 BC–1650 BC

Medium

Hematite

Dimensions

a (lid): .9 × 3.8 × 3.7 cm (7/8 × 1 1/2 × 1 7/16 in.) b (neck): .6 × 4.3 × 4.3 cm (9/16 × 1 11/16 × 1 11/16 in.) c (jar): 2.9 × 4.3 × 4.3 cm (1 1/8 × 1 11/16 × 1 11/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, and Robert H. Fleming

Reference Number

1894.471a-c

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