Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan
Object Place: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Beg. N., Tomb 18A
Height: 12.9 cm; height (top): 3.2 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Kohl tube. Plain cylindrical with cover surmounted by ape head in the round. Somewhat decayed and cracked.
From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 18A. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition