<em>Cosmetic Dish in the Form of a Fish</em>, ca. 3000-2800 B.C.E. Graywacke, inlay of shell and black paste, 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (8.3 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.629Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.629Ea-b_NegC_SL4.jpg)

Cosmetic Dish in the Form of a Fish

Medium: Graywacke, inlay of shell and black paste

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3000-2800 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 1/4 x 1 3/4 in. (8.3 x 4.4 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Pre-Dynastic, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 37.629Ea-b

Image: 37.629Ea-b_NegC_SL4.jpg,unedited master file

Catalogue Description:
Slate toilet dish in the form of a fish; eyes inlaid with shell and dark paste. Separate lid attached by pivot at tail. Detail of fins and gills incised. Condition: Inlay missing from one eye.

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