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Rectangular Palette

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Rectangular in shape; incised triple border-lines; hole drilled for suspension; edges chipped; broken in two and mended.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 43. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .16 H. .005 D.

Accession Number

11.2326

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment