Ibex finial

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


Place of Origin: Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1979.159

Medium or Technique

Egyptian blue

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

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