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Palette fragment

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Corner of a rectangular or square palette; no ornamentation.

Provenance

Findspot Zawiyet el-Aryan 136/x (no object number on tomb card). Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Average thickness is .7 cm

Accession Number

Z/136/x

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical