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Palette

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Queen Nasalsa
593–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 29.2 x 15.4 x 9 cm (11 1/2 x 6 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-558

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits

Large oval shaped palette with a flattened surface.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXIV F.D. "SW" corner. 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition