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Comb (Hair - grooming tool)

Object Number:E4719
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Abadiyeh
Locus: Grave B109
Period: Egyptian Predynastic Period
Date Made: 5000-3000 BCE
Early Date: -5001
Late Date: -2999
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Ivory
Length: 6.6 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund, William Flinders Petrie, 1899
Other Number:AES1083 - Other Number

Description

A degeneration from the short-toothed comb. The edge is almost smooth.

Bibliography:

[Article] Ranke, Hermann. 1950. "A Guide to the Egyptian Collections". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 15. no. 2-3. pg. 21-109 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 24, fig. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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