Kohl stick

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

86.241

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Bronze kohl stick; slender, round, tapered; incrusted.

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription