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Accession_Number E.62.39
adlib_title Egyptian kohl pot
Shape Kohl pot
Shape_description Fine kohl pot with flat base, shoulders and wide, flat rim.
Material Serpentine
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color 7.5YR 3/2
Decoration Serpentine kohl pot with dark purple colour.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, but a large chip is missing from the lip, approximately one quarter missing. There is a crack going from one side to the other, starting and terminating at the shoulder, it goes around the base. Very little deposit.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period Middle Kingdom: 12 dynasty
Date 1991-1786
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0011.jpg
2002.98.0011.jpg
Side view of serpentine Kohl pot.
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Beazley_DB
Height 4.1
Diameters widest: 4.1
Handle_height
Other_dims. Lip: 4.3, mouth: 1.8
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 2/8/02; 11.01.2006; 06.05.2016
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