Kohl sticks

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400 S. Mastaba 7420

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 0.7 cm (5 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.1745

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Two kohl sticks, one bulbous end and one pierced end. Bad corrosion.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. 7400 S. Mastaba 7420. 1925: 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