Pigment card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display

Two lumps of pigment (malachite) from the pyramid town of Lahun; and the royal palace at Gurob. Sealed within two circular concave pieces of glass (watch glass) with a paper label annotated "MALACHITE. Pieces rubbed by Ancients. -A- from Kahun XII. -B- Gurob XVIII".