Egyptian Kohl Pot


An Egyptain kohl pot with globular body ascending to a squared shoulder with a narrowed tapering neck, finishing with a wide everted rim.

Date: 2nd Millennium BC
Period: Old - Middle Kingdom Period
Condition: Fine condition.


SKU: EH-079 Category: Tag:

Kohl was used as a cosmetic product in ancient times. The kohl would be stored in such vessels and would be applied with a long thin instrument, often made of glass or papyrus. It is thought that the Egyptians lined their eyes in black kohl to reduce the glare of the harsh sun.

Weight 99 g
Dimensions W 4.4 x H 4.5 cm




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