Kohl stick

Nubian
Napatan Period
315–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. S.), Tomb 10

Dimensions

14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-4-30

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

One complete kohl stick.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. S.), Tomb 10. 1920: 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