Fragment of a kohl (eye paint) tube of Egyptian faience with an inscription naming Ankhesenamun, one of the daughters of King Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, who became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother, King Tutankhamun. The inscription reads:” …the Great Royal Wife, Ankhesenamun”.
Purchased at Sotheby's 15 December 1924 lot 370. Part of the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum gift of 1971 (ex 31971). Was not marked with an accession number until 1978.