Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 99, Grave 44

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm (4 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

99/44/R

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

This very finely-grained, medium-gray fragment of palette is in two pieces and glued together. It is a fish and has two bore holes, one of which is broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, 99/44/R . 1907-1911: excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia