Cycladic marble palette

Cycladic workshop-2700/-2300

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization
Athens, Greece

Marble rectangular palette preserving traces of red pigment. Palettes were probably used for pulverising pigments or as cribs in which marble figurines reposed. Early Cycladic II period, 2700-2300 BC. L. 0.138 m. Gift of Peggy Zoumboulaki in memory of her husband Tassos (ΓΕ 30910)


  • Title: Cycladic marble palette
  • Creator: Cycladic workshop
  • Date Created: -2700/-2300
  • Location Created: Greece
  • length: 13.8
  • Physical Dimensions: w60 x h26 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: vase
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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