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Palette

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This very finely-grained, medium-gray fragment of palette is in two pieces and glued together. It is a fish and has two bore holes, one of which is broken.

Provenance

From Nubia, 99/44/R . 1907-1911: 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, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 7.5 x 0.5 cm (4 1/2 x 2 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

99/44/R

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment