University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 92-2-9
Current Location: Out on loan
Culture:A-Group
Provenience: Sudan
Sayala
Locus: Cem 137:1
Date Made: 3400-3000 BC
Early Date: -3400
Late Date: -3000
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Porphyry
Length: 15cm
Width: 7.5cm
Depth: 4cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1992
Other Number137/4/1 - Field No SF

Description

Palette usually used for grinding minerals into powered cometics. Shape and material unusual for the standard palette. In the multimedia photo 92-2-9 is on the left.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa (10 Oct 1992 - 03 Oct 1993)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] O'Connor, David. 1993. Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa. : Page/Fig./Plate: 27, 128/8View Objects cited in this Publication

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