Kohl tube

Egyptian
New Kingdom, late Dynasty 18–19
1390–1213 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.450

Medium or Technique

Glass

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

In form of palm-capital column. Dark blue, decorated with chevrons of white and yellow below, blue and yellow stripes around neck, and vertical stripes running into petals.

Provenance

By 1898: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by the MFA from Edward Perry Warren.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund