Kohl tube

Egyptian


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .05 H. .025 W. .012 TH.

Accession Number

72.4305

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark brown; no cover or pin; one side nearly split off. Two holes for kohl sticks.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way