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Kohl pot

Ivory. Lathe turned; cracked but perfect, incised horizontal lines. Lid missing.

Provenance

From Gammai: G 111, 14. Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Ganmai, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

42.155

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical