Cosmetic instrument

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G.2105 Y Chamber

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 9.7 cm (13/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.2140

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Alabaster toilet instrument – flat with rounded ends, tapering to one end.

Provenance

From Giza. Pit G.2105Y Chamber. 1938: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition