Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–2800 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Naga el-Sheikh, Cemetery 136, Grave 3

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 8 cm (5 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1561

Medium or Technique

Andesite porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rhomboidal palette; worn at both ends.

Provenance

From Seyala (ASN136/3/17). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia