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Kohl stick

Two pieces of a long slender kohl stick with small spoon (complete).

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR IV; 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, Meroitic Period, Amenirnas, 99–84 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-111

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical