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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Comb
Date Made:300-500 CE (Late Roman period)
Type:Toilet Article
Materials:Wood
Place Made:Africa; Egypt; Ehnasya (Ahnas el Medina), near Fayum
Measurements:Overall: 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in; .6 cm x 8.3 cm x 11.7 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1909.14.A.M
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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Description:
Comb with incised concentric circles and opposing rows of wide and narrow teeth.

Keywords/Tags:
ancient; archaeology; beauty; fashion; daily life; hygiene; grooming; vanity

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