Kohl tube

Egyptian


Dimensions

Overall: (A) 14.5 x 15 (5 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.) (B) 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

91.263

Medium or Technique

Bamboo

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bamboo reed used for container. The stick with it (91.264) is dull black and broken at the piont.

Provenance

From Ihnasya el-Medina (Herakleoplis Magna), necropolis. 1890-1891: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 1891, presented to the MFA by the EEF.
(Accession date: December 8, 1891)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription