<em>Comb Surmounted by Four Knobs</em>, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Wood, 2 7/16 x 2 7/8 in. (6.2 x 7.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.652E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.652E_erg456.jpg)

Comb Surmounted by Four Knobs

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 2 7/16 x 2 7/8 in. (6.2 x 7.4 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.652E

Image: CUR.37.652E_erg456.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A wooden comb, coarsely made. It is surmounted by four knobs. It is undecorated except for six incised lines on each side which are carelessly made; three at the top of the comb directly below the knobs and three more directly above the base of the twenty-nine teeth. The two end teeth are of unequal width. Condition: Excellent. One end tooth chipped and a chip off one knob.

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