Palette

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 102, Grave 247

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 9 x 1.1 cm (6 7/8 x 3 9/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

102/247/ii

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

This is a medium-grained, irregularly-shaped palette fragment with green pigment residue.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN102/247/ii). 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