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Palette

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Rectangular palette with 2 straight and 2 rounded edges. One surface is flat and one surface is rounded. The rounded surface has extensive brown discoloring. The stone is speckled black and white.

Provenance

From east bank, 1.5km south of Sheikh Sharaf (ASN134/18/1). 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,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 3.2 x 12.2 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

134/18/1

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

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