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Mud statuette fragments

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 788

Accession Number

13.5269

Medium or Technique

Mud and plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials

Box of dirt with bits of plaster mixed in. Completely disintigrated.
Tomb card says “Broken fragments of small whitewashed mud statuette”

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 788 [M/788]. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Object not noted on tomb card (DF, 6/04).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition