Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 3.5 x 11.7 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

137/4/18

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular palette of grayish-green stone with creamy white veining.

Provenance

From Seyala (ASN137/4/18). 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