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Cosmetic stick

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyr. IX, Tomb of Aramatelka, Room C

Dimensions

Length: 38.5 cm (15 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.262

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Gold; terminates in small hawk’s head.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 9 (tomb of Aramatelka), Room C. 1917:excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition