Hairpin

1914.05.0183

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Hairpin   (1914.05.0183)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Adornment
  4. :
  5. Hair Adornments
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 2nd - 6th century
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 8.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Diameter) 0.4 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 2 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Tooth--Ivory
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown ( 10 Y R 7/4 ) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Brewer, Douglas J. Ancient Egypt: Foundations of a Civilization. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2005, p. 166, Figure 9.10. James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. The British Museum. Antinoupolis at the British Museum Online Catalog. https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/research_projects/all_current_projects/antinoupolis.aspx Griffith Institute Archives, University of Oxford. John de Monins Johnson photographic negatives. http://www.griffith.ox.ac.uk/gri/4johnson.html

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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