Palette with birds' heads
Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Ballas, Tomb B 309
Height x width x depth: 26.6 x 9 x .5 cm (10 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Rhomboid; with two horns (or bird heads ) at one end; one corner chipped; horns broken off and mended.
From Ballas, tomb no. B 309 (Exp.Ph. O.S. B 2521-24) 1900–01, excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; brought from Harvard Camp in 1947.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1947)
Brought from Harvard Camp