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Palette

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Lozenge-shaped cosmetic palette. "Alabaster" (Calcite).

Provenance

From Sayala, Nubia (Egypt) cemetery 137. Archaeological Survey of Nubia.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 13 cm (2 13/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1597

Medium or Technique

Milky quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

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