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Accession_Number E.62.9
adlib_title Egyptian carved comb
Shape Comb
Shape_description Rectangular in shape with a wide back tapering to teeth. Teeth are short and narrow and there are 22 plus two larger side pieces, one either end.
Material Wood
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Incised line horizontal across both sides at back and again both sides at start of teeth.
Inscriptions
Condition Teeth are all different lengths and there are deposits caught between teeth. The bottom of the comb appears darker in colour, perhaps slightly damp.
Technique/Style Carved
Provenance
Period Roman
Date After 1st century
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 6.2; H. (back) 0.9; H. (front) 0.3
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Denise; Julia
Date_edited 17.09.2002; 09.05.2016
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