Egyptian Predynastic greywacke cosmetic paletteE198
A rectangular greywacke cosmetic palette with three incised lines around the border and a partially drilled hole at one end.
Egypt, Predynastic period, c. 3300-3100 BC
11.4 x 8 cms
Some chipping as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Michael Rice (1928-2013); acquired during the 1960’s-1970’s. Mr Rice was a prominent museum designer with a life-long interest in Egypt and the Middle East, an obituary of his life may be found here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/10455954/Michael-Rice-Obituary.html