Hair Curler card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Hair Curler

Currently not on display


Bronze instrument, once hinged together with another piece. Now broken apart into three peices. Identification is uncertain but most modern interpretation suggests they may have been used for curling and cutting hair. Record card entry: "Bronze razor, .055 by .015 m. Broken." Accession register entry 16 November 1906, no. 332 “Bronze instruments: two pair and part of a pair of tweezers, one broken; razor, two knives; one chisel?, and piece of plating with punctured design. Esna XVIII Dynasty”. 1906 annual report p. 53 "bronze instruments (332)".