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Palette

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Rectangular palette with only a little sign of use. It is composed of creamy stone with dark gray inclusions.

Provenance

From Seyala (ASN137/4/2). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 2 x 14 cm (4 1/8 x 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

137/4/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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