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Hair pin fragments

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Two fragments of an ivory hair pin.

Provenance

From Khafr-Ghat, (alternate spelling Kefr Ghattati). 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2, 3100–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Kefr Ghattati, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 0.2 cm (1 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2562

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical