Palette

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 102, Grave 255

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 16.3 x 0.5 cm (5 5/16 x 6 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

102/255/R

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Roughly round palette of medium-gray finely-grained stone with very worn edges. It is in two pieces and glued together.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN102/255/R). 1910. 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