Palette

Nubian
A-Group


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Sheikh Sharaf, Cemetery 134, Grave 18

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 3 x 8.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

134/18/3

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular rounded palette. All 4 sides and 2 surfaces are very rounded. Stone is black and white speckled.

Provenance

From east bank, 1.5km south of Sheikh Sharaf (ASN134/18/3). 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