Fish-shaped palette fragment
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 47
Overall: 6.5 x 9 x 0.5 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Chipped; pierced at top; only rear half of fish remains; simple notched tail with no interior detail.
From Mesaid [Mesa'eed] tomb 47, no. 40. [M/47/40]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition