Fragment of ivory

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.4 x 8.4 cm (7/8 x 3/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.269

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments

Broken; cracked; incrusted with dirt and white deposit. Pieces 11.267 and 11.269 join. See B967 and B968.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 30 [M/30]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Part of 11.267. See photos B967, B968.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition