Rhomboidal palette

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tukh

Dimensions

Overall: 10.7 x 25.5 x 2.2 cm (4 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1641

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Rhomboid; with corners projecting at the shorter axis; indications of wear on one side; broken in two and mended.

Provenance

From Tukh. Exp.Ph. O.S. B 9887 / B 9892.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt for the MFA; January, 1901. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp