Ancient Art

Slate cosmetic palette

3400–3300 B.C.

Slate

14.3 x 26.5 x 1 cm (5 5/8 x 10 7/16 x 3/8 in.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1920.26.34
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Predynastic, Naqada II
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Mohammed Mohassib, Luxor, 1920

Bibliography: 

Reynold Arnould, L’Egypte avant les Pyramides, exh. cat. (Paris: Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux, 1973), 45–47, no. 52.

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

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