Cosmetic Palette card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Palette


Currently not on display


Greywacke stone palette. Marked in ink ϕ[phi]82. From Egypt Exploration Fund (now Society) 1899-1900 excavations at Abydos, Cemetery ϕ, grave ϕ16. Objects like this were used with a pebble to grind minerals such as malachite to make eyepaint