Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Palette in the shape of a fish

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3300 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Greywacke
Dimensions:
H. 7 × L. 12.4 × Th. 0.7 cm (2 3/4 × 4 7/8 × 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1182
Not on view
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Lilyquist, Christine 2003. The Tomb of Three Foreign Wives of Tuthmosis III. 2003. New York, p. 267.

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