Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 186 (M/186)
Height x width: 1.1 x 3.2 cm (7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bone or ivory
Not On View
Bone or ivory; fish(?) form; notched decoration on sides; painted black; hole drilled at top for suspension; surface worn.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition