Exhibitions/ Art Object

Ointment Stick Fragment

Date:
4th–7th century
Geography:
Made in Kharga Oasis, Byzantine Egypt
Culture:
Coptic
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 9/16 x 3/16 in. (6.5 x 0.4 cm) original length: 4 5/16 in. (11 cm)
Classification:
Ivories-Bone
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1931
Accession Number:
31.8.18
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 302
Coffin 3, Tomb LXVI, al-Bagawat, Kharga Oasis
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Objects from the Kharga Oasis," August 6, 2012–August 4, 2013.

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