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Kohl stick

Nubian
Late Meroitic Period
3rd century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 546

Dimensions

Length: 18.4 cm (7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1991.1123

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Wooden kohl stick

Provenance

From Karanog, tomb G 546. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange