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Hair rings or earrings

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There are two alabaster hair rings or earrings, of same size, one broken in half and single cut.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St G 7500, east of Rm G 7530a, in debris. 1927 : 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: 4 x 0.8 cm (1 9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2011

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments