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Palette

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Rectangular palette with little wear. The back shows a residual basket-weave pattern on its surface. One corner is broken. The top (front) surface has 3 parallel incised lines forming a border around the palette.

Provenance

From Wadi Alaqi (ASN 111/95/2). 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,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.2 x 16 cm (3 13/16 x 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

111/95/2

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment