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Bone comb with double bird design

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada l–Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3900–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bone
Dimensions:
h. 14 x w. 1.6 x th. 0.3 cm (5 1/2 x 5/8 x 1/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.2.4
Not on view
Formerly collection of the Rev. Randolph Humphrey Berens (d. 1922). Berens Collection sold at Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London [June-July 1923]; purchased at this sale by Howard Carter and sold to the Museum, 1923.

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