Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Palette, rectangular

Predynastic, Badarian
ca. 4400–3800 B.C.
From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Matmar, Cemetery 3100, Thrown out of grave, BSAE/Brunton excavations, 1931
H. 11.2 × W. 5.2 × Th. 0.7 cm (4 7/16 × 2 1/16 × 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1932
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavated by Guy Brunton of the British Museum Expedition to Middle Egypt at Matmar, 1931. Allotted to the excavator by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds. Acquired by the Museum from Brunton, 1932.

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