Kohl tube in the form of a column

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1295 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb D77

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.9 x 2 cm (3 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7360

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

This ivory kohl tube was made in segments that form a column. The exterior surfaces are well polished. Some fragments broken off.

See also objects 01.7353-6, 02.803.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 77. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription