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Egyptian Predynastic greywacke fish shaped palette

E284

£425.00

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A greywacke cosmetic palette carved in the stylised outline of a tilapia fish.

Culture
Egypt, Predynastic period, c. 3300-3100 BC

Size
7.9 x 13.8 cms

Condition
Some chipping as seen in the photographs

Provenance
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

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