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Rectangular palette wth 2 long sides rounded. The stone is white and fine-grained. One corner is chipped and there is a deep imperfection on one surface.

Provenance

From Seali/Meris (ASN 40/42/9, 1908). Excavated by the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 16.3 x 2.5 cm (3 13/16 x 6 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

40/42/9

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

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