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Mud statuette fragments

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


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

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


Mesaid, Egypt

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Medium or Technique

Mud and plaster


The Ancient World


Archaeological materials