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Hair ring or earring

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One hair ring or earring with brown encrustation. Single cut.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. east of 7500 S. radim. 1928 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 0.6 cm (1 3/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1503

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments