Cosmetic Palette


Greywacke palette. Objects like this were used with a pebble to grind minerals such as malachite to make eyepaint. Marked with the grave number 182 in pencil. Corpos type 87B. From the 1897-1899 excavations at Hierakonpolis by James Quibell and Frederick Green, on behalf of W. M. Flinders Petrie's newly founded Egyptian Research Account. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, surface loss, surface dirt