Pebble

25.9.99.105

On display

A polished pebble stone probably used in conjunction with a palette for grinding eye-paint. Not marked by the excavator with the grave number but recorded in the register as being from cemetery H8. Excavated in Petrie's Predynastic cemetery H near the modern village of Semaina, grave no. H8, which was recorded by Mr Mace and Mr Iles and which Petrie described as being "a prehistoric cemetery of the later period" ('Diospolis Parva' p.32).