before 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 85/5
Overall: 6.9 x 0.3 cm (2 11/16 x 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fine-grained; dark gray; brown on edge; irregular edge; edge nicked. From Mesaid Mesa’eed. could be from 11.236, 11.240, 11.241, 11.243 could be from same core. M/85/5 in ink.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 85, no. 5. [M/85/5]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition