About this object

Cosmetic palette. Good condition. Marked in pencil but illegiable. Sequence date 33-70.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
  • Materials
    Greywacke
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1927 before
  • Measurements
    15 mm x 102 mm x 458 mm
  • Note
    Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 58256.
  • Related people
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt ( Collector); William Matthew Flinders Petrie ( Collector, previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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