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An eye-paint palette with two pebble grinders: E.14.1902

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Object information

Titles

An eye-paint palette with two pebble grinders

Description

Palette, rectangular, with two pebbles

Measurements and weight

Height: 1.5 cm
Length: 13 cm
Width: 9.5 cm

Relative size of this object

13 cm1.5 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • El-Kab Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1902) by Egyptian Research Account

Dating

Third Dynasty
-2686 - 2613 -2613

Materials used in production

palette of greywacke, pebbles are other stone Greywacke

Techniques used in production

Carved : Polished

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.14.1902
Primary reference Number: 50400
Oldadmincategory: S
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Palette" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/50400 Accessed: 2022-01-20 14:02:44

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