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Kohl Tube for Holding Eye Cosmetics

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Reign:
reign of Thutmose IV
Date:
ca. 1400–1390 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Thutmose IV (KV 43), Davis/Carter excavations 1903
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
h. 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in); diam. 2 cm (13/16 in)
Credit Line:
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis, 1915
Accession Number:
30.8.43
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
Excavated by Theodore M. Davis and Howard Carter in the Valley of the Kings, 1903. Acquired by Davis in the division of finds. Bequeathed to the Museum by Davis, 1915; accessioned, 1930.

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