Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 78, Grave 37

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 0.8 x 9.1 cm (2 1/4 x 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

78/37/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

This rectangular palette is made of dark gray finely-grained stone with a bore hole drilled in one corner.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 78/37/2). 1908. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia