Rectangular Palette

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .16 H. .005 D.

Accession Number

11.2326

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Rectangular in shape; incised triple border-lines; hole drilled for suspension; edges chipped; broken in two and mended.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, grave Z 43. 1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition