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Palette

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIX F.D. NW corner

Dimensions

Other: 12.4 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm (4 7/8 x 3 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-234

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

This is a roughly rectangular palette with one flat surface.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXIX F.D. NW 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