Cosmetic Palette card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cosmetic Palette

Currently not on display


Greywacke palette. 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 45 (but note by Prof. Newberry on the record card says Coptos). CONDITION NOTE (1998): incomplete, scratched, chipped, surface dirt.