Grinding Palette


Rectangular palette for grinding pigments for cosmetic use or for writing. Sunk depression with bevelled edges. Marked by the excavator in two places 'XII', in pencil and ink. No grave number noted in the register. 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.