Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39
Overall: 5.8 x 2 cm (2 5/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pegmatitic hornblende diorite
Not On View
Diorite; hole through center; good condition; nick in edge.
From el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39. 1908-09, excavated by Edward R. Ayrton and W. L. S. Loat for the Egypt Exploration Fund. Given to the MFA by EEF 1909.
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription