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Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 26

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.2 x 3.7 cm (1 5/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.214

Medium or Technique

Brown stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Stone; brown; fine-grained; smooth surface; good condition. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 26, no. 3 [M/26/3]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition