Palette

Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, under Taharka Temple debris Room W

Dimensions

Other: 8 x 10.8 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.1209

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Writing

Pinkish quartz. Oval. No signs of wear. Edges chipped. Paint palette?

Provenance

From Semna, under Taharka Temple debris Room W. January, 1928: 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