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Palette. Toilette object - MM 19588

Boat shaped palette from Gayer-Anderson collection (4)
26 October 2013 | by Francis Leveque | ref. : en.999.2013
IVe - Ve millennium BC | [en] palette
Egypte (Haute Egypte) ( Egypte )
 

Petrie´s pelta type or ´reed boat´ palette, crescent shape, a square raise on its ridge, with a hole drilled through

- Material : Schist
- Country - Origin : Egypt
- Dimensions : 31.5 x 12.5 cm
- Acquisition : from the R.G. Gayer-Anderson collection
- Period : Predynastic Egypt

 
     


Bibliography :


Flinders Petrie, Corpus of prehistoric pottery and palettes, British school of archaeology in Egypt : University College (BASE), Londres , 1921, n° 28, pl. LIV
 
 
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