Khol pot lid - ROM2018_16146_21


Khol pot lid

Medium:Banded travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Geography: Undetermined site, Egypt
Date: c. 1555-1250 BC
Period: New Kingdom
4.5 × 1.1 cm
Object number: 909.80.177
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionThis appears to have been the lid for a kohl pot.  It's red banding makes it particularly attractive, as does the subtle, mysterious carving of a fish on the lid. 
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