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MM 19553 :: Palette, Toilette object

Object description
Boat shaped palette with one end cut off. A raise on the middle with a drilled hole and an upturned end with a drilled hole.
Inventory number
MM 19553
Object
Palette; Toilette object
Object, Swedish
Palett; Toalettartikel
Country - Findspot
Egypt : Africa
Country, Swedish - Findspot
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
Boat shaped palette with one end cut off. A raise on the middle with a drilled hole and an upturned end with a drilled hole.
Condition
Fragmentary
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
Cf_Publications

Petrie, W.M.F., Corpus of prehistoric pottery and palettes, BSAE, (London 1921), pl.LIV, no. 30 (?), SD 45

See Landström, Egyptiska skepp, p.15

PhotoNegNo
Dig.neg.MM19553
Length / Längd
7,2 cm
Width / Bredd
15,2 cm
Dimensions
15.2 x 7.2 cm
Need of treat
1
Date - Registration
1997-12-05