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Colour palette


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Title/s

Colour palette

Category

cosmetic equipment

Name

palette

Description

palette, rectangular, with five wells, inscribed around rim. This palette has compartments for grinding and holding pigment, although the lid is missing. It is imscribed with the name of the overseer of recruits for the palace, Ihy.

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

depth 3.9 cm
height 11.25 cm
length 7.4 cm

Period

Fifth Dynasty

Date

circa 2494 B.C. — 2345 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, R.G. (Major) 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

slate

Accession Number

E.GA.4345.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 58804; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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