Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid
Height x width x depth: 12.8 x 1.8 x 1 cm (5 1/16 x 11/16 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bone or ivory
Not On View
Bone (or ivory) harpoon with double barbed point.
From Mesaid. [tomb unknown, but probably on photo B968]. 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition