About this object

Wooden comb with one row of 33 teeth and on the other side four projections and incised line decoration round the sides.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Object
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 - 1069 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Weston Discovery Centre
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    Henry Solomon Wellcome
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    early 20th Century
  • Measurements
    7 mm x 80 mm x 49 mm
  • Related people

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Object view = Humanities
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