Badarian to Naqada III, 4500–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 30
Length x width x depth: 7 x 2.2 x 0.4 cm (2 3/4 x 7/8 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ivory or bone
Not On View
Fragment of ivory or bone, possibly originally an inlay piece. Broken in half, cracked; encrusted with dirt and white deposit.
Joins with object: 11.269.
See also B967 and B968.
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.
(Tomb card missing for grave 30, as of 6/04. See photos B967, B968).
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition