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Cast brass kohl-container or perfume-holder (A) with a screw-in leaf-shaped applicator stick (B). Inscribed in Arabic with 'Ya Nur' (Oh Light), one of the 99 Beautiful Names of God and with lightly incised decoration.
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Diameter: 2.60 centimetres (kohl-container a base)
Diameter: 1.80 centimetres (kohl-container a rim)
Height: 6.40 centimetres (kohl-container a)
Length: 9 centimetres (applicator b)
Weight: 15 grammes (applicator b)
Weight: 65 grammes (kohl-container a)
Width: 3.90 centimetres (applicator b)
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- Acquisition notes
- This object is part of a large collection of items donated by Leila Ingrams in 2012 (2012,6030.1ff). Some were collected by her parents, Doreen and Harold Ingrams, between the 1920s-40s and others by Leila herself from the 1980s-2005 on the island of Zanzibar and in Hadramawt, Yemen.
- Middle East
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