Palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 147

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 5.5 x 1.3 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

79/147/6

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

This oval palette has ends slightly squared off.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/147/6). 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