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Boat shaped palette from Gayer-Anderson collection (2)

ref. : en.997.2013 | 25 October 2013 | by Francis Leveque
palette | IVe - Ve millennium BC
Egypte (Haute Egypte) ( Egypte )
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Petrie´s pelta type or ´reed boat´ palette, crescent shape with an upturned end with a hole drilled through it and an additional drilled hole on its ridge.

L. 28.6 cm, W. 14.2 cm

Acquisition from the R.G. Gayer-Anderson collection.

Period : Predynastic Egypt


Bibliography :

  • Flinders Petrie, Corpus of prehistoric pottery and palettes, British school of archaeology in Egypt : University College (BASE), Londres , 1921, n° 28, pl. LIV