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Ivory: broken in two pieces, but complete, except for tip.

Provenance

From Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh). Bought by Oric Bates. (Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Nag el-Mashayikh, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1398

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments