Pendant

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 186 (M/186)

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.1 x 3.2 cm (7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1074

Medium or Technique

Bone or ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Bone or ivory; fish(?) form; notched decoration on sides; painted black; hole drilled at top for suspension; surface worn.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed.) tomb 186 M/186 (on tomb card? not on photo sheet Md I 35) 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition