Kohl stick

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aritentesbokhe
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 30

Dimensions

6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12373

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 30. 1921: 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