Palette fragment

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III
3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 136

Dimensions

Average thickness is .7 cm

Accession Number

Z/136/x

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Corner of a rectangular or square palette; no ornamentation.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 136/x (no object number on tomb card).
Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition