Badarian to Naqada III 4500–about 2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 162
Length: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a thin, pin-like kohl stick that widens at the top into a decorative component carved in the form of an open hand. A break near the middle has been mended.
From Sheikh Farag SF162. 1912-1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition