Palette

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 5011, black dirt on floor

Dimensions

Other: 2.1 x 4.3 x 5.8 cm (13/16 x 1 11/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-310

Medium or Technique

Stone; sandstone?

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Rectangular paletteof rough, gritty reddish stone with oval depression in middle.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, S.F.5011, black dirt on floor. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition