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MM 19588 :: Palette, Toilette object

Object description
Petrie´s pelta type or ´reed boat´ palette, crescent shape, a square raise on its ridge, with a hole drilled through.
Inventory number
MM 19588
Object
Palette; Toilette object
Object, Swedish
Palett; Toalettartikel
Country - Origin
Egypt : Africa
Country, Swedish - Origin
Egypten
Material
Schist; Stone
Material, Swedish
Sten; Glimmerskiffer
Acquisition
From the R.G. Gayer-Anderson collection
Acquisition, Swedish
Från R. G. Gayer-Andersons samling.
Description
Petrie´s pelta type or ´reed boat´ palette, crescent shape, a square raise on its ridge, with a hole drilled through.
Condition
Complete
Period
Predynastic Period (5500-c.3050 BC)
Period, Swedish
Fördynastisk tid (5500-ca.3050 f Kr)
Name - Acquired from
Gayer-Anderson, Robert Grenville
alt
Description
Robert Grenville Gayer-Anderson, Major, after qualifying as a Doctor at Guy's Hospital, became an officer in the Royal Army, Medical Corps. He received his commission in the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1903. He was lent to the Egyptian Government in 1905 by the British Government and spent the rest of his carrier in service of Egypt, in both military and civil capacities, reaching the rank of "Lewa" (Major General) and having the title of Pasha conferred upon him. He collected Egyptian objects of great significance. They are preserved in Gayer-Anderson Pasha museum in Cairo. He is the author of "Legends of the Bait al-Kretliya" (Luzac, London) and Christeros, poems (Wilding, Shrewsbury). He died in Lavenham in 1945. (www.indianminiature.org, 2012-08-31)
Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Source, Viaf - same as
viaf.org
Source, Kulturnav - same as
kulturnav.org
Name - Photographer
Ljungkvist, Anders
Description
Anders Ljungkvist.
Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Comments
Search for additional pictures.
Cf_Publications
Petrie, W.M.F., Corpus of prehistoric pottery and palettes, BSAE, (London 1921), pl.LIV, no. 28 N, SD 35 - 37
PhotoNegNo
Dig.neg.MM19588
Length / Längd
31,5 cm
Width / Bredd
12,5 cm
Dimensions
L. 31.5 cm, W. 12.5 cm
Need of treat
1
Date - Registration
1997-12-05