Hair pin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Length: 10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1399

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Ivory hair pin with hand on end; point missing.

Provenance

From Mesheikh.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition