Kohl stick

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: (A) 14.5 x 15 (5 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.) (B) 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

91.264

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

The stick is dull black and broken at the point. Goes with kohl tube 91.263.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna), necropolis. 1890-1891: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 1891, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession date: December 8, 1891)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription