Requires Photography

Palette

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .108 x .069 x .025

Accession Number

03.1546

Out on Loan

On display at The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL, since June 15, 1988

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Basalt?; rectangular with bevelled edges; oval depression in center.

Provenance

Said to be from Gebelein. 1903: purchased for the MFA from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1546-03.1547) for 5 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund