Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 13 cm (2 13/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1597

Medium or Technique

Milky quartz

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Lozenge-shaped cosmetic palette. “Alabaster” (Calcite).

Provenance

From Sayala, Nubia (Egypt) cemetery 137. Archaeological Survey of Nubia.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner