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Accession_Number E.23.16
adlib_title Egyptian palette
Shape Palette
Shape_description Fish shaped, handle is tail, mouth is detailed, possibly a detailed eye, and a whole at the top edge for threading, but this could also be a whale's breathing hole(?). Possibly used for rubing malachite for eye make up.
Material Slate
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. Heavilly scratched on both surfaces.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 11.7; W. 7.0
Location Egypt
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 29.08.2002; 09.01.2006
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