7 December 2000
TWO EGYPTIAN ALABASTER KOHL VESSELS
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XII, 1991-1783 B.C.
One ovoid in form and one globular in form, both preserving lids with central protrusions to insert into the mouths
15/8 in. (4.1 cm) for the tallest (2)
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For similar vessels compare p. 142-144 in Bourriau, Pharaohs and Mortals, Egyptian Art in the Middle Kingdom.
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