Kohl tube

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aritenyesbokhe
A.D. 175–190


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), North 30

Dimensions

1.0 x 5.0 cm (3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12369.1

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

A lower part broken, incised lines around upper and lower part of cover.

Provenance

Nubia, Meroe(Beg.)N 30, March, 1921. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition