Rectangular palette

Nubian
A-Group
3100–2800 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 13 x 9 x 2.4 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1839

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Provenance

Said to be from Naqada. 1904: purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt for the MFA with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund