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Jar for Eye Paint (kohl) with Attached Stand
Kohl jar, Horus hawk and grotesque figure
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The piece is part of a group of objects found in tomb V21 at Abydos with two bodies. The group includes 04.18.1–04.18.49.
Excavated at Abydos in 1904 by C. T. Currelly on behalf of the Egypt Exploration Fund. Acquired by the EEF in the division of finds. Donated by the EEF to the Metropolitan Museum in 1904.
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