Comb

Egyptian
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
A.D. 364–476


Object Place: Egypt, Akhmim?

Dimensions

Length x width: 10 x 9 cm (3 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.402

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

This Coptic period comb features a finely incised and perforated pattern. Some of the teeth are missing

Provenance

From Akhmim? Gift of D.W. Ross, February 5, 1914.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection