Flat blunt-ended hairpin of polished wood

Made:
2000-100

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Flat blunt-ended hairpin of polished wood engraved with simple linear design, chipped, from Abu Gurab(?), Egyptian, 2000BC to 100AD

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A658564
type:
hairpin
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
credit:
Sotheby's