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Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I (Amratian) 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 691

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 2.3 cm (2 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3733

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Ivory; tines incised and filled with black paint.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 691. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divsion of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition