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Rectangular palette fragments

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Rectangular palette in two joining pieces [previously glued together but now separate]; crudely scratched or incised lines border the perimeter of the palette . From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan 491, object 3.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Zawiyet al-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .292 x .175

Accession Number

11.2498

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical