Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Metardul, Cemetery 50, Grave 42
Overall: 12 x 7.3 x 1.2 cm (4 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a finely-grained palette with a slightly elongated, rhomboidal shape. The surface is flat, and the ends are squared off. There are a few small remnants of green pigment. The stone is pinkish-white quartzite or travertine (Egyptian alabaster).
From Metadul (ASN 50/42) 1908. Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Archaeological Survey of Nubia