Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid
Length x Width: 4.2 x 1.6 cm (1 5/8 x 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Pendant of ivory. Roughly triangular, arrow-like shape with notched decoration on sides of the bottom half, some with trace amounts of black remaining. Top carved for suspension. Small fragment missing from one side.
From Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 97 [M/97/2]. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition