<em>Kohl Tube in the Form of a Fish</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. (4.1 x 2.9 x 11.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.668. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 11.668_side1_PS2.jpg)

Kohl Tube in the Form of a Fish

Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite)

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1 1/8 x 4 3/8 in. (4.1 x 2.9 x 11.1 cm)



Accession Number: 11.668

Image: 11.668_side1_PS2.jpg,side 1

Catalogue Description:
Alabaster figure of a fish with hollow body with opening through mouth. Use uncertain, probably to be used as a kohl tube. Compare with 37.316E. Condition: General condition good. Tail slightly chipped, mouth chipped. Eyes incised. Wear around edges of the mouth suggest heavy use.

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