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Fragment of kohl

Two small pieces of kohl.

Provenance

From Semna, S. 521. 1924: 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1976.2

Medium or Technique

Kohl

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical