Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Seyala, Cemetery 137, Grave 4

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 2 x 14 cm (4 1/8 x 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

137/4/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular palette with only a little sign of use. It is composed of creamy stone with dark gray inclusions.

Provenance

From Seyala (ASN137/4/2). 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