This is a kohl pot.
It is from Deir Rifa. Kohl eye makeup was kept in containers ready for use. This is a double tube carved from wood. The lid, which helped to stop the kohl from drying out, is now missing. Kohl was used in the Pre-dynastic period, over 5,000 years ago, and is still used today.Kohl pots were also made of stone, faience or glass. This is a kohl pot. It is carved from wood. It is at least 3,300 years old, dating from the 18th Dynasty (about 1550-1295 BCE) in the New Kingdom.