Palette with antelope heads and a turtle

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3650–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Greywacke
Dimensions:
H: 14 cm (5 11/16); W: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Lily S. Place, 1921
Accession Number:
21.6.113
Not on view
Collection of Lily S. Place, Cairo. Donated by Lily Place to the museum, 1921.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 24, fig. 17.

Harer, Ben 2008. "The Drexel Collection: From Egypt to the Diaspora." In Servant of Mut: studies in honor of Richard A. Fazzini, about collector Lily S. Place.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "From Land to Landscape." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pp. 50, 60, no. 60.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 249, no. 60.