Hair pin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Length: 10.7 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1403

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Ivory hair pin with hand at end. Original was in perfect condition but is now broken.

Provenance

From Mesheikh.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition