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Kohl pot

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Ganmai, GIII, 14

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 3.4 cm rim (2 11/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.155

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Ivory. Lathe turned; cracked but perfect, incised horizontal lines. Lid missing.

Provenance

From Gammai: G 111, 14. Lent by Mrs. Oric Bates, Sept. 4, 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates