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Palette

Black stone. Rough; rectangular.

Provenance

From Kerma, North of Tell I on surface. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

13.4045

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment