|Period:||Egypt, Dating Unknown, Dating Unknown|
|Dating:||2000 BC331 BC|
|Physical:||7.5cm. (2.9 in.) - |
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Scarab with king and obelisk
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Ivory kohl sticks such as this one were used from the Middle Kingdom to the end of pharaonic times to apply eye paint to the edge of the eyelid. Possibly from Dynasty 18.|
Tardy (1977:72, fig. 4) described this very needle as Needle, last millennium BC. L Egypte et le Monde Antique. Collection Sanousrit. Monaco.
Louvre Museum, #706, little stick with thick stem and round head. Length: 7.7 cm, material: Ivory (Vandier dAbbadie 1972:155-162).
Bibliography (for this item)
1977 Les Ivoires. Tardy, Paris, France. (
Vandier dAbbadie, J.
1972 Catalogue des objets de toilette égyptiens. Editions des Musées Nationaux, Paris, France. (155-162
stylet # 706)