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Roughly round palette of medium-gray finely-grained stone with very worn edges. It is in two pieces and glued together.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN102/255/R). 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

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 16.3 x 0.5 cm (5 5/16 x 6 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

102/255/R

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

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