Palette in the shape of a fish
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 123
Height x width: 5.8 x 9.2 cm (2 5/16 x 3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Slate; fish form; incised details on edge; inlaid eye; pierced for suspension. From Mesa’eed.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 123, no. 6. [M/123/6]. 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.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition