Bronze kohl stick

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt, Tell Nabasha

Dimensions

Overall: 12.4 cm (4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.450

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Bronze kohl stick in shape of a rod, square at one end and round at the other; heavily incrusted.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha. 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription