Kohl Jar with Lid and Ring Base

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite), gesso

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2008-1721 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 37.650Ea: 1 3/16 x Diam. 1 11/16 in. (3 x 4.3 cm) 37.650Eb: 1/4 x Diam. 1 1/4 in. (0.7 x 3.1 cm)


Accession Number: 37.650Ea-b

Catalogue Description:
Calcite kohl jar in two parts; body (a) and ring (b). The actual lid is not preserved. Condition: a) nick in shoulder; some residue of contents in interior. Dirty. b) Fragment reattached. Remains of gesso.

Brooklyn Museum