Predynastic Period, Naqada I
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 13
Overall: 9.6 x 5.9 x 2.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 5/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Rectangular palette with one flat surface and one domed surface. Both ends show use wear and the corners are rounded. There are traces of green pigment remaining on the flat surface.
Bahan. (ASN 17/13/2). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Archaeological Survey of Nubia