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Fish-shaped palette

Predynastic, Naqada III
ca. 3300–3100 B.C.
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Fort Cemetery (Hk 27), Tomb 23, MMA excavations, 1934–35
H: 11.9 cm (4 11/16 in.); W: 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
Not on view
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Hierakonpolis, 1934–35. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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