About this object

Wooden hair pin with design at one end. Chewed by termites. Dating uncertain (similar to excavated18th Dynasty examples but could also be much later in date).

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom; Third Intermediate Period; Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 332 BC
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Egyptian Excavations Committee of the Institute of Archaeology, Liverpool
  • Collector
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Hierakonpolis
  • Date collected
    1906
  • Measurements
    8 mm x 176 mm
  • Related people
    Liverpool University Institute of Archaeology (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

Object view = Humanities
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