Palette

Nubian
A-Group (?)


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Shellal, Cemetery 7, Grave 207

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 2 x 10.5 cm (3 7/16 x 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

7/207/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Roughly oval palette with a depression and a chipped edge. It is composed of charcoal gray stone with white linear inclusions. There are traces of red pigment in the depression.

Provenance

From Nubia, 7/207/2. 1907-1911: excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia