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Kohl stick(?)

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani (?)
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXI, stairs

Dimensions

Length: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-549

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Cylindrical object, slightly bent; probably a kohl stick.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXI, stairs. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition