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Kohl Pot Lid

Object Number:E1039B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Deir El-Bahari
Locus: Foundation Deposit
Period: Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made: 1539-1292 BC
Early Date: -1540
Late Date: -1291
Thickness: 0.6 cm
Outside Diameter:5.3 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund; E. Naville, 1896
Other Number:ES1039 - Original Number


Flat, disc-shaped lid which does not fit on E1039A. Boss on the bottom. Single column of inscription on the top of the lid which reads "nTr-nfr (mAa.t-kA-r')| dj-anx," "The Good God, (Maatkara)|, given life." Hatshepsut's throne name is spelled with the seated goddess Maat. Flanking the inscription are two areas of linen, which are stuck to the top of the lid.

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