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Palette

This is a roughly rectangular palette with one flat surface.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXIX F.D. NW corner, 1918. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 12.4 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm (4 7/8 x 3 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-3-234

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical