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Metal fragment

Deep socket or hole one side, otherwise shapeless. From Mesheikh


From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes/2022

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period (?),

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze


The Ancient World


Unclassifiable objects, Fragments