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Stick of kohl

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W 165; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.1 x 3.5 cm (7/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-10a

Medium or Technique

Kohl

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Fragment of a stick of kohl.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 165. January, 1923: 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