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Accession_Number E.62.33
adlib_title Egyptian palette
Shape Palette
Shape_description Slate palette
Material Slate
Fabric Egyptian
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Munsell_color
Decoration For grinding malachite, an antiseptic face paint. Double-bird design; tip of one 'wing' broken off (not missing). Hole for threading in top centre. [Other palettes represent deer, turtle, fish]
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Condition In three parts, with one 'wing' tip broken off. Chipped and broken all around the edges.
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Provenance
Period Predynastic
Date 7500-5500
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Top view of Egyptian Palette.
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View from above right of Egyptian Palette.
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Above view of Egyptian Palette
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Above view of Egyptian Palette
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Location 4.1.1
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The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH