Stone weight?

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 155?

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .03 Length: .006 W.

Accession Number

11.952

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

Mottled gray and brown; fine-grained; rectangular cubic shape; good condition. A weight? From Mesa’eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Object was previously attributed to M/155/1, which is listed on the tomb card as a jar. Actual number not known. (DF, 6/04).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition