Hair pin fragments

Egyptian
Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 0–2
3100–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Kefr Ghattati, Tomb no. 2 (tomb sheet number 16)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 0.2 cm (1 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2562

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Two fragments of an ivory hair pin.

Provenance

From Khafr-Ghat, (alternate spelling Kefr Ghattati). 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition