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Fish-shaped palette

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .165 x .112

Accession Number

03.1479

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Out on Loan

On display at Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, since October 22, 1997

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Provenance

Said to be from Naqada. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1474-03.1490) for £4. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund