Naqada Ic–IIc 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid
Legacy dimension: .167 Length:
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Boat shaped [sometimes called “pelta” by Petrie]; roughly half-circle with two remaining projections, each of which is drilled with a suspension hole [third projection is broken off.] Patina or stain on one face, slight indication of wear on other face.
From Mesaid tomb 896 [M/896/1]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition