Naqada II (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 914
Length: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carnelian, garnet, chlorite, serpentine, lapis, and shell
Not On View
Large black diorite and clear green stone cylinders and carnelian barrel beads. Several pendants and amulets of shell and stone.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 914. 1913, excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition