About this object

Rectangular grinding palette with oval depression. Chip to one short and one long side. A domed stone of the same material used in conjunction with the palette for grinding pigments for writing, or cosmetics.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 - 1186 BC (Dynasty 18 BC - 19) about
  • Materials
    Diorite
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E J F Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Amy Urlin
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    42 mm x 94 mm x 65 mm
  • Note
    Purchased from Mrs Hearne in 1944; Mrs Hearne's husband was curator of Littlehampton Museum which received Egyptian material from Miss Amy Urlin, a relation of the archaeologist Professor Flinders Petrie.

    Also recorded as 44.19.266 on record card!
  • Related people
    Joyce Hearne (Collector, previous owner); William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Previous owner); Amy Urlin (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joyce Hearne

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Amy Urlin

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • William Matthew Flinders Petrie

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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