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Kohl pin

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Kohl pin of bone (?)

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 61-2. 1916 : 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, Early Kerma, 2400–2050 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 11.0 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1096

Medium or Technique

Bone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical