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Hair ornament

Ivory; decorated incised lines filled with black, and zigzag end.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 958 [M/958]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II (Gerzean) 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

13.3852

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments