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Fragment of ivory

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Broken; cracked; incrusted with dirt and white deposit. Pieces 11.267 and 11.269 join. See B967 and B968.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 30 [M/30]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Part of 11.267. See photos B967, B968.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 0.4 x 8.4 cm (7/8 x 3/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.269

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments