Comb and Hairpins

Comb
Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 495, Naqada I (Amratian) 38503650 B.C.E.
Ivory, Height x width x depth: 14 x 3.7 x 14.1 cm (5 1/2 x 1 7/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition 1913, MFA #13.3509
Photos ©Joan Ann Lansberry, 2014


Pin in the form of a was-scepter
Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 116. 1910-11, Proto-Dynastic 27502649 B.C.E.
Ivory, Height x depth: 17 x .5 cm (6 11/16 x 3/16 in.)
Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition 1911, MFA #11.2525

Hair ornament
Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 958 [M/958], Naqada II (Gerzean) 36503300 B.C.E.
Ivory, Length: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition 1913, MFA #13.3852

Hairpin
Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 109 [M/109], Naqada II, 36503390 B.C.E.
Ivory, Width x length: 1.7 x 15.6 cm (11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition 1911, MFA #11.286a-b