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Bronze with end bent to form eye; in a hollow bone case.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 523 [M/523]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Boston Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egpyt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .080 Length:

Accession Number

13.3748a-b

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Textile & Costume-making