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Rectangular palette of grayish-green stone with cream white veining.

Provenance

From Seyala (ASN137/15/3). 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: 7.2 x 3.5 x 18 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

137/15/3

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

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