Haematite kohl stick

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 342

Dimensions

Length: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3112

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Kohl stick with bulbous end, other end broken.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 342. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition