Kohl stick

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
743–698 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Tomb 134

Dimensions

Length: 11.4 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.952

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Cylindrical bronze wire with slightly thickened ends, a decayed cap of bronze adheres to one end.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb S 134. Feb. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition