Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Cemetery 148, Grave 7

Dimensions

Overall: 11.2 x 4.5 x 1.3 cm (4 7/16 x 1 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

148/7/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

This is a finely-grained, rectangular palette with slightly rounded surfaces. The stone is white with tiny sparkles.

Provenance

From south of Egeba (ASN148/7/2). 1911. 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