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Comb
Date Made/Found: 1550-1069 BC
Donor: Unknown
Material and Medium: Wood
Dimensions: Overall: 44 x 106mm (1 3/4 x 4 3/16in.)
Place Object Found: Egypt
Department: Archaeology
Accession Number: X1977.1152
This sycamore fig wood hair comb was found in Egypt. It is made from one piece of wood and has lots of fine teeth, many of which have broken off. The original teeth were used to remove tangles and head lice.

Text courtesy of Joann Fletcher.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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