Miniature palette

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
1980–1630 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. / 56

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 9.4 x 0.4 cm (13/16 x 3 11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3662

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Small palette, tapers to a rounded end, other end broken.Has incised mark on flat surface near rounded end. Object resgister says two palettes but only one present.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 56. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition