before 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 81/3
Overall: 7.1 x 2.7 x 0.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 1/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Tan flint; fine-grained; light-colored; some cortex; not reworked; edges slightly abraded. M/81/3 in ink over pencil.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 81, no. 3. [M/81/3]. 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