Palette

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Egypt, Kerma, 1600-58

Dimensions

L x W x Th: 12.4 x 6.2 x 0.9 cm (4 7/8 x 2 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1654

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Soapstone palette. Thin, flat, rectangular, one corner chipped. (micacious stone)

Provenance

From Kerma, K-1600C-58, February 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition