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Peg with a human head

Ivory; eyes inlaid (one missing).

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 128. 1912-13: 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

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

13.3495

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets