One comb from the Coptic period
Byzantine (Coptic) Period
Legacy dimension: .047 Length: .028 W.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Light brown, unpolished surface; one side-piece broken; three bosses on top.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection,Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way