Cosmetic Palette card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Palette


Currently not on display


Oval shaped greywacke palette mended from two pieces with one part pissing. Marked in in 117. Label accompanying the object at acquisition has handwritten ink inscription: "2 Slate palettes. 1 Alabaster dish. Grave 117 S.D. 81. Tarkhan. 1st Dynasty." Type 29. Dynasty 1 (Sequence Date 81). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, previously repaired, adhesive on the surface, label adhered to surface, scratched, surface dirt.