Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 16
3.6 x 3.6 cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Bivalve shell pierced at top for suspension.
Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 16 [M/16/20].
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