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Accession_Number E.62.5
adlib_title Egyptian hair pin
Shape Hair pin
Shape_description Smooth pin, round and tapering to a point.
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration There is a small band of carved / incised detail at the thickest end. Carving is a simple cross-hatch pattern with three carved bands above and below; the pattern extends below the bottom bands, perhaps by mistake.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, with no apparent damage to surface.
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period Roman
Date After 1st century BC
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters 0.6
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 16.0
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Kinsey; Julia
Date_edited 17.09.2002; 11.01.2006; 17.05.2016
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