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Comb

Date:
13th–14th century
Geography:
probably Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Wood; carved
Dimensions:
H. 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm) W. 2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm) D. 3/8 in. (1 cm) Wt. 0.7 oz. (19.8 g)
Classification:
Wood
Credit Line:
Gift of Lily S. Place, 1921
Accession Number:
21.6.98
Not on view
Inscription: Location: Around middle on back and front.
Style: Arabic
Transliteration: al- izz al-qa'im
Translation: "Firm power"
Lily S. Place, Cairo (until 1921; gifted to MMA)
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