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Pouch for Cosmetic Implements

Period:
New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1550–1295 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes
Medium:
Leather
Dimensions:
L. 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.7a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 119
This leather pouch contained a group of cosmetic implements that included two razors (12.182.7d, .7f3), two pairs of tweezers and their wood mounts (12.182.7e1, 2; 12.182.7f1, 2), and a whetstone (12.182.7b).
Purchased in Luxor from Yusef Hassan by Howard Carter. Purchased by the Museum from Carter, 1912.

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