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Fish effigy palette

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An angularly-carved, fish-shaped slate palette.

Provenance

From Kumma. 1924: 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 8.2 x 2.8 x 0.9 cm (3 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1925

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment