Kohl stick

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: 10.1 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

72.4510

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment, Cosmetic and medical

Bronze kohl stick; small, flat disc at one end; oblong oval at other; heavily incrusted; perfect condition.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way