Fragmentary comb

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 4.6 x 2.6 x 0.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1034

Medium or Technique

Bone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Cosmetic and medical

Fragmentary comb of bone, teeth (evidence of 6 remaining) shattered.

Provenance

From Egypt. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition