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Palette

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Shield shaped palette with worn edge and some chips. One end is flattened. It is of finely-grained medium-gray stone.

Provenance

From south of Egeba (ASN148/19/1). 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, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 21.6 x 1 cm (4 1/8 x 8 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

148/19/1

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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