Kohl sticks

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid III, room C

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 4.6 x 1.1 x 0.45 cm (1 13/16 x 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1957

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Four bronze kohl sticks.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), room C. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition