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Hair pin

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Rm. W under Taharqa Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1275

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Bone hair pin broken on tip. Slightly chipped at other end.

Provenance

From Semna, Rm. W under Taharqa Temple. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition