Exhibitions/ Art Object

Palette in the shape of a fish

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 6, MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Greywacke
Dimensions:
H: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.); W: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
35.7.2
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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