Kohl pin

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 61-2

Dimensions

Length: 11.0 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-1096

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Kohl pin of bone (?)

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 61-2. 1916 : 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