Palette

Nubian
A Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Cemetery 148, Grave 23A

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 2.2 x 10.3 cm (2 5/8 x 7/8 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

148/23A/3

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular palette with rounded corners and curved sides. Shallow groove in center with traces of green mineral. Stone has gray and white veins with a large white stripe runing through the center of the length.

Provenance

From south of Egeba (ASN148/23A/3). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia