Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 17
Overall: 7.8 x 11.7 x 0.6 cm (3 1/16 x 4 5/8 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fish form; handle-type tail slightly broken; eye and hole for suspension drilled; good condition some slight chipping at edges.
From Mesaid [Mesa'eed], tomb 17, no. 9 [M/17/9]. 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