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Kohl stick

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5330 A, Pit A near front of mud casing

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.5 x 7.3 cm (3/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1705

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A small wood stick for application of kohl, with rounded end.

Provenance

From Giza, G5330A, Pit A near front of mud casing. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition