User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Ibex finial

Start collecting

Ibex head finial from a cosmetic spoon or cosmetic dish, in light blue "Egyptian blue" composition.

Provenance

By 1979: with Mathias Komor, New York; 1979: purchased by the MFA from Mathias Komor, April 18, 1979. (Accession Date: April 18, 1979)

Credit Line

William Stevenson Smith Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Dimensions

Height: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.159

Medium or Technique

Egyptian blue

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical