Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Circular palette

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada III–Dynasty 1
Date:
ca. 3300–3000 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 103, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Greywacke
Dimensions:
Diam: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.7.13
Not on view
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Hierakonpolis, 1934–35. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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