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Accession_Number E.23.12
adlib_title Egyptian palette
Shape Palette
Shape_description
Material Slate
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color GLEY1 4/5GY
Decoration Rectangular palette with frame of incised lines, three along each edge.
Inscriptions
Condition There is quite a large chip on one corner, and a chip removed from the same side. There is quite a large amount of black deposit all over the object obscuring it's natural colour.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period Late Predynastic / Early dynastic
Date 3rd millennium
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0114.jpg
2002.98.0114.jpg
Side view of a rectangular slate palette.
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2002.98.0115.jpg
Top view of Egyptian Palette
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2002.98.0116.jpg
View of Egyptian Palette shown with Grey Stone (E.23.13)
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 11.8
Diameters 9.8
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Education
Edited_by Leigh; Laura; Kinsey
Date_edited 29.8.2002; 19.11.2004; 06.01.2006
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