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Palette

Object Number:E1233
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Ballas (uncertain)
Naqada (uncertain)
Period: Egyptian Predynastic Period
Naqada II
Date Made: 3500-3100 BCE
Early Date: -3500
Late Date: -3100
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Slate
Iconography:Fish
Height: 17 cm
Width: 9 cm
Depth: 1 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie, 1895
Other Number:ES 1233 - Original Number

Description

Fish shaped cosmetic palette with inlaid eyes and pierced dorsal fin.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Five Thousand Years of Vanity (06 Jan 1944 - 28 Feb 1944) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 226-27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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