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Fish-shaped palette with the remains of green pigment

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 21, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Greywacke
Dimensions:
H. 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in); l. 16.4 (6 7/16 in); th. 1.1 cm (7/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.7.8
Not on view
Excavated at Hierakonpolis by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934-35 season. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1935.

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