Kohl vessel



Accession Number
W314
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Cosmetic and medical equipment and implements, Kohl, Kohl pot
Period
New Kingdom
Dynasty
Eighteenth Dynasty
Material
Stone/minerals
Measurements
Height: 4cm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

Small pale green kohl vessel with rounded shoulders and wide thin rim. Purchased by Wellcome at auction in 1932.

Bibliography

Aston, Barbara G. 1994. Ancient Egyptian stone vessels: materials and forms. Studien zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altägyptens 5. Heidelberg: Heidelberger Orientverlag. [p.147 type 163]

Wellcome Number
A114073
Other Identity
W1569 (number deleted) | 169 (round white sticker)
Auction
J. C. Stevens. Auction and Sale Rooms: 26 Jul 1932, Lot 325
Auction Details
Fifteen early stone vases, found in Egypt
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Acquisition
Long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 26 Nov 2021

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