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Bone or ivory; fish(?) form; notched decoration on sides; painted black; hole drilled at top for suspension; surface worn.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed.) tomb 186 M/186 (on tomb card? not on photo sheet Md I 35) 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.1 x 3.2 cm (7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1074

Medium or Technique

Bone or ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants