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Palette

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Fragment of rectangular palette that is composed of dark gray stone with creamy beige inclusions. "116/179" is written on it in pencil.

Provenance

From Qurta (ASN116/179). 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,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 0.9 x 10.3 cm (4 1/2 x 3/8 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

116/179

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment