Fragmentary turtle palette

Nubian
A-Group


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein, Cemetery 76, Grave 61

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 0.7 x 9 cm (3 13/16 x 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

76/61/4

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

This is a roughly-rectangular, finely-grained fragment of a medium-gray stone palette with a small handle that is chipped. The fragment is broken on two sides and has red paint residue that is scratched over.

Provenance

From Gedekol (ASN 76/61/4). 1908. Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia