Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein, Cemetery 77, Grave 115

Dimensions

Overall: 8.7 x 4.4 x 1 cm (3 7/16 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

77/115/6

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Uneven rectangular shaped palette with one flat side and one curved side. The flat side has traces of green pigment. The stone is opaque white.

Provenance

From Gedekol (ASN77/115/6). 1908. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia