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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Fragment of a Small Container, Perhaps a Kohl Tube
Date Made:1570 BCE-200 CE (New Kingdom to Roman Period)
Type:Toilet Article
Materials:Ivory
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:overall: 1 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 0 1/8 in.; 4.445 x 3.3338 x .3175 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.17.3.A.M
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
Curved rectangular fragment, decorated with horizontal bands of incised lines, from a tubular container, perhaps a kohl tube (for eye paint).

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; vessels; containers; cosmetics; vanity; grooming; beauty

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