7 December 2000
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER KOHL POT
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII, 1550-1307 B.C.
The ovoid body with drilled tubular interior, off-set disk foot and flattened lip
27/8 in. (7.3 cm) high
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For a similar vessel see no. 263, p. 218 in Brovarski, ed., Egypt's Golden Age: The Art of Living in the New Kingdom, 1558-1085 B.C.
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