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Palette

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Large roughly rectangular shaped palette with a flattened surface.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XIII F.D. "SE" 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, reign of King Harsiotef, 397–362 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 24.8 x 15 x 8.2 cm (9 3/4 x 5 7/8 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

18-4-82

Medium or Technique

Hematite conglomerate stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits