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Tweezer

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia, Kerma

Dimensions

Length: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1807

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Combination toilet utensil of bronze, scissor like tweezers, one side forming a knife blade.

Provenance

From Kerma. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition