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Comb

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 1102 F, burial chamber, mummy wrappings

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 0.4 x 3.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-1-26 (2)

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

This is one of three wooden combs and fragments of three others that were found in the headwrappings of the mummy of a woman.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G1102 F, burial chamber, mummy wrappings of head. 1935 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition