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Pin from a fibula

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab Factor's House

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

86.814

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Fibulae

Bronze, much corroded; upper side ocnvex, uner side concave; high ornamental top. From Naukratis.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over August 1886.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription