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1951

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Kohl Pot And Lid (Egypt), 1580–1315 BC

This is a Kohl pot and lid. It is dated 1580–1315 BC and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is blue marble. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Estate of David Wolfe Bishop. It is credited Gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop.

  • Bulb Pot, ca. 1760
  • tin-glazed earthenware.
  • Gift of Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
  • 2017-20-5-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 4.4 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Kohl Pot And Lid (Egypt), 1580–1315 BC; blue marble; H x diam.: 4.4 x 4.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.); Gift of the Estate of David Wolfe Bishop; 1951-84-47-a/c

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