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Kohl stick

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, SF 168

Dimensions

Other: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-295

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

This is the applicator end of a broken kohl stick. The other end is missing. This object was found with beads with this field number, but the kohl stick is not cited in the Object Register.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag SF 168.1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition