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Ancient Art

Slate cosmetic palette

3500–3400 B.C.

Slate

6.3 × 19 × 0.5 cm (2 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 3/16 in.)
Yale University Art Gallery
1920.26.35
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Predynastic, Naqada II
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
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. 49–50.

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.