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Ancient Art

Slate cosmetic palette

ca. 3450–3300 B.C.

Slate

21.3 × 35 × 1.6 cm (8 3/8 × 13 3/4 × 5/8 in.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1920.26.31
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Predynastic, Naqada II
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Provenance: 

Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, 1920

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 39, no. 17C, ill.

Stephen P. Harvey, Gifts to Osiris, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1987), 17, checklist no. 56.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.