Egypt, dating to the Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic Period, ca. 600 to 200 BCE. Hair pin carved from section of ancient ivory; atop stands a nude goddess or concubine, her tunic dropped to just below her waist, hands held upward. Mounted in Lucite base. Lower section missing from antiquity. Size: pin itself measures 2-1/2"H.
Condition: Lower section missing from antiquity.
Provenance: Ex-private J. Terrab collection, California.
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