Palette

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of King Harsiotef
397–362 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XIII F.D. "SE" corner

Dimensions

Other: 24.8 x 15 x 8.2 cm (9 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-82

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Large roughly rectangular shaped palette with a flattened surface.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XIII F.D. "SE" 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