Kohl stick

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 30
380–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, San el-Hagar

Dimensions

Overall: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.528

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Doubled-ended bronze kohl stick; incrusted. Belongs with S.1269.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription