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Palette

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Rectangular palette with worn edges. Shape is slightly ovoid. Stone is pinkish-brown with gray veins.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN103/42/6). 1910. 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,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 2 x 13.5 cm (2 3/4 x 13/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

103/42/6

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

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