Kohl tube with turned decoration
3rd century A.D.
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 641
Height: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wooden kohl tube with a turned decoration, and a slightly flaring base. Lid missing.
From Karanog, tomb G 641. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
(Accession date: March 25, 1992)
MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange