Palette for grinding paints



Hilton Price Number
HP2842
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Writing equipment, Palette
Material
Stone/minerals (Basalt)
Provenance
Egypt, Thebes/Luxor, Qurna
Measurements
Width: 3¾ inches | Length: 2¼ inches
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

Palette, of rectangular form, with muller for grinding paints. 3¾ in. X 2¼ in. Basalt. Ḳûrnah.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.