From: Egypt | Ballas (uncertain) | Naqada (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E1232
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Egypt | Ballas (uncertain) | Naqada (uncertain)
Locus Grave 813
Period Egyptian Predynastic Period | Naqada II
Date Made 3500-3100 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Slate
Technique Inlaid
Iconography Turtle

A round palette in a turtle shape. The turtle's eyes were originally inlaid, but the inlays are now missing. The four feet of the turtle are indicated, but the front two feet are broken. There is a hole for stringing on the left side of the palette.

Height 14 cm
Width 10 cm
Depth 1 cm
Credit Line Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie, 1895
Other Number ES1232 - Other Number

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