Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Coptic. Double Comb, 5th century C.E. Ivory, 3 7/16 × 2 3/16 in. (8.8 × 5.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.168. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.168_NegB_print_bw.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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Coarse teeth on one end, fine teeth (all broken) were on the other end. Central panel with carved designs: foliate pattern on one side, griffins on the other.
Condition: All fine teeth missing. Four of the coarse teeth missing. Ends chipped, stains. Carved panel in good condition.
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