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Hair pin

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Ivory hair pin with hand at end. Original was in perfect condition but is now broken.

Provenance

From Mesheikh.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast, 2323–2040 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1403

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments