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Object Number: 87-13-124B
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Coptic
Provenience: Ethiopia
Section:African
Materials:Silver
Length: 10cm
Width: 2.6cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mr. and Mrs. Aurelio Cinquegrana, 1987
Other NumberL-897-60 - Old Museum Number

Description

Two silver wire hairpins. 87-13-124A ends in a wire circle which is filled with 4 flat coils of wire, the outside of the circle has 3 circles of wire attached. 87-13-124 B ends in a wire circle which has a wire cross inside it; the outside of the cross has silver beading. The space between the wire circle and the 2 prongs which form the actual hairpin is filled with wrapped silver wire.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

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