Cosmetic Palette card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Palette

Currently not on display


Cosmetic palette carved from greywacke and decorated along the edge with incised lines. Objects like this were used with a pebble to grind minerals such as malachite to make eyepaint. From Egypt Exploration Fund 1898 excavations at Dendera, grave CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, broken, surface loss, surface dirt.