Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tomb X-B-118
Length: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This kohl stick of ivory has a slight concavity to its middle section, a rounded butt end, and a flat tip. Some brown discoloration appears on the surface. An additional black spot may be remnant pigment.
From Kerma, Tomb X-B-118. 1914: 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; 1920: Received by the MFA.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition