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Pigment - kohl?

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna West, W402

Dimensions

Other: 2.2 x 2.4 cm (7/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1577

Medium or Technique

Kohl?

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Raw materials and by-products

Lump of kohl? Irregular shape.

Provenance

From Semna W402. 1928: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition