<em>Palette or Amulet in the Shape of a Turtle</em>, ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E. Graywacke, 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (5 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 07.447.619. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.07.447.619_erg456.jpg)

Palette or Amulet in the Shape of a Turtle

Medium: Graywacke

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 3500-3300 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (5 x 4.4 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 07.447.619

Image: CUR.07.447.619_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small, thin, flate, tutle-shaped, slate palette. The head with marked snout and all four legs, with toes indicated by notches on both faces, are well defined and protruding. Elegant form. Perforated by string-hole at hind end. Discolored as if by use. Condition: Intact.

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