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Ancient Art

Fragment of a Kohl tube

1390–1352 B.C.

Core-formed glass, dark blue with green inlay

6 × 1.4 cm (2 3/8 × 9/16 in.)
Purchased by Philip L. Goodwin for the Yale Art Gallery March 6, 1936
1936.82
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
Classification: 
Containers - Glass
Provenance: 

ex-Garrett Chatfield Pier Collection; purchased by Mr. Pier in Cairo in 1903; said to have come from the "palace of Amenhotep III, Thebes."

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 104, no. 56, ill.

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