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Cosmetic stick

Gold; terminates in small hawk's head.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 9 (tomb of Aramatelka), Room C. 1917:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka, 568–555 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.262

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical