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Slate palette


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Title/s

Slate palette

Category

cosmetic equipment

Name

palette

Description

palette, with bird head.

Production Notes

This palette is in the form of a bird. Palettes were used for grinding pigment.

Field Collection

Matmar

Dimensions

height 14.8 cm
width 4.3 cm

Period

Amratian

Date

4000 B.C. — 3500 B.C.

Provenance

given: Brunton Expedition 1930 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. Brunton, G.
    Matmar
    [comments: pl.XV no.29]

Material/s

slate

Accession Number

E.16.1930 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 52552; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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