Palette

Nubian
A-Group


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Sheikh Sharaf, Cemetery 134, Grave 2

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 2.7 x 13.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 1/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

134/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular palette with rounded edges and surfaces. Stone is pink and dark gray speckled.

Provenance

From east bank, 1.5km south of Sheikh Sharaf (ASN134/2). 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