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Ivory handle(?)

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Flat fragment.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 30, no. 2. [M/30/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Tomb card for M/30 missing (6/04).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 5.7 cm (1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.272

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Function Unknown