Kohl stick

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaninatakelebte
538–519 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .209

Accession Number

20.274

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Electrum; terminates in jackal’s head.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri, pyramid 10. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Netaklabat-Aman (Pyramid 10 at Nuri), December 1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition