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Palm Column Kohl Tube
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Palm Column Kohl Tube


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description During the New Kingdom, kohl, a dark, cosmetic eye paint, was often stored in small, slender vessels. The shape of these flasks resembles a palm column, a shape derived from architecture.
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Date Description Narrative
10/20/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914

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Period
ca. 1400-1360 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
glass
(Glasswares)
Accession Number
47.42
Measurements
3 13/16 x 1 3/8 in. (9.7 x 3.5 cm) (h. x diam.)
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