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Kohl tube ? fragment

One fragment of a hollow worked black bone ? cylindrical object with incised decoration. Belongs with 15-4-8.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, mastaba 2001A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.7 x 1.1 cm (1 1/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-19.1

Medium or Technique

Bone ?

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical