Cosmetic palette

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia, Semna, S509

Accession Number

24.1930.5

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Small cartouche-shaped dish, central area depressed to hold paint or other substance. One side of cartouche base broken away, small chips at rim, otherwise perfect.

Provenance

From Semna S509; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition;

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition