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Kohl tube

Kohl tube. Plain cylindrical with cover surmounted by ape head in the round. Somewhat decayed and cracked.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18A. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Object Place

Beg. N., Meroe, Sudan (Nubia)

Accession Number

24.1026a-b

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical