Rectangular palette fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 91/3

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .292 x .175

Accession Number

11.2498

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Rectangular palette in two joining pieces [previously glued together but now separate]; crudely scratched or incised lines border the perimeter of the palette.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 91. 1911: 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

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition