Cosmetic Palette card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Palette


Currently not on display


Greywacke stone palette. Marked in ink X16. From the Egypt Exploration Fund (now Society) 1899-1900 excavations at Abydos, Cemetery X, grave X16. Objects like this were used with a pebble to grind minerals such as malachite to make eyepaint.