Palette

Nubian
A-Group


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Alaqi, Cemetery 111, Grave 95

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.2 x 16 cm (3 13/16 x 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

111/95/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular palette with little wear. The back shows a residual basket-weave pattern on its surface. One corner is broken. The top (front) surface has 3 parallel incised lines forming a border around the palette.

Provenance

From Wadi Alaqi (ASN 111/95/2). 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