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Two palettes and one geode

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1603-7, K III

Dimensions

Palette 1: Overall: 7.5 x 7.8 x 2 cm (2 15/16 x 3 1/16 x 13/16 in.) Palette 2: Length x width: 9 x 7.7 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/16 in.) Geode: Length x width: 5.4 x 4.8 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1302

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects

Two sandstone palettes and one geode, broken in half. Three of five objects found thrown into a corner with this excavation number.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma 1603-7. 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition