Metal chisel

Nubian
Early Kerma
2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 56-3

Accession Number

16-4-1070

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Square sided, chisel shaped instrument. Probably for applying kohl.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. KN 56-3. 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