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Mottled gray and brown; fine-grained; rectangular cubic shape; good condition. A weight? From Mesa'eed.

Provenance

From Mesaid. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Object was previously attributed to M/155/1, which is listed on the tomb card as a jar. Actual number not known. (DF, 6/04).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .03 Length: .006 W.

Accession Number

11.952

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Archaeological materials