Hairpin

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Nag el-Mashayikh

Dimensions

Length: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12.1398

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Hair ornaments

Ivory: broken in two pieces, but complete, except for tip.

Provenance

From Naga el-Mashayikh (Mesheikh). Bought by Oric Bates.
(Accession Date: December 5, 1912)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition