Cosmetic Palette card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Palette


Currently not on display


Greywacke stone palette marked in ink (and pencil) ϕ[phi]97. From the Egypt Exploration Fund (now Society) 1899-1900 excavations at Abydos, Cemetery ϕ, grave ϕ97. Objects like this were used with a pebble to grind minerals such as malachite to make eyepaint.