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Stick of kohl

Stick of kohl, the outside shows impression of vertical grooves from the interior of the tube which held the kohl.

Provenance

From Beg. South, Pyramid XIII. 1921: 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, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 435–405 B.C.

Findspot

Beg. South, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

10.2 x 1.1 cm (4 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12034

Medium or Technique

Kohl

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical