Palette

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 247 A

Dimensions

Other: 1.8 x 6.7 x 9.8 cm (11/16 x 2 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-308

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Rectangular with shallow oval depression surrounded by an incised cartouche. Bottom is beveled.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F.247 A. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition