Kohl stick

Nubian


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VIII

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .069, W. of head .008

Accession Number

20.398

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Kohl-stick (?). Gold; flat; one end tapering, the other end wider and thicker.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VIII. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of... / Pyramid...

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition