Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Naga Wadi, Cemetery 142, Grave 3

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 1.5 x 16.3 cm (4 1/2 x 9/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

142/3/6

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular palete with signs of wear. Composed of dark gray stone with cream-colored inclusions. Traces of red pigment.

Provenance

From east bank opposite Barda (ASN142/3/6). 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