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Cat headed kohl stick

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–664 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Beg., W 562

Dimensions

0.4 x 0.6 cm (3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-820c

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Head of an ivory rod, terminating in a cat’s head. Also in this group are several remnants of ivory, flat rectangular ivory inlays and other small fragments of ivory.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Tomb W 562 1923:

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition