Rhomboidal palette

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 123

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.8 x 3.8 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.230

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Gray diamond-shaped; pierced for suspension. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 123, no. 7 [M/123/7]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divsion of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition