Kohl tube and stick
40 B.C.–A.D. 114
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. W.), Tomb 308
tube/stick: diameter 3.6 cm; diameter(base) 4.0 cm; H 12.95 cm. lid: H 2.9 cm; diameter 3.4 cm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Kohl tube with lid, contains caked kohl pwder. Lathe-turned. Also kohl stick, thin, incomplete.
From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. W.), Tomb 308. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition