Shell

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 92

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 2.5 cm (13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.283

Medium or Technique

Shell

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Small pieces missing. From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 92. M/92. 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