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Kohl tube

A lower part broken, incised lines around upper and lower part of cover.

Provenance

Nubia, Meroe(Beg.)N 30, March, 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 Aritenyesbokhe, A.D. 175–190

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.0 x 5.0 cm (3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12369.1

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical