Kohl stick

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period


Dimensions

Overall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1683

Medium or Technique

Iron

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Iron; four sided; incised squares and zig-zags; Maltese cross on end. Bent and rusted.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: Purchased for the MFA at Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1392-03.1394, 03.1470, 03.1683, 03.1698-13.1700) for £3. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund