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Fragment of kohl

Fragment (lower end) of stick of kohl.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 132. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Queen Seshena, 653–623 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12122

Medium or Technique

Kohl

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical