Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 61
Overall: 11.4 x 22.9 x 0.6 cm (4 1/2 x 9 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fish-shaped; pierced at top (drilled from both faces); tail indicated by notches; good condition, tail slightly chipped.
From Mesaid [Mesa'eed] tomb 61, no. 4 [M/61/4]. 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