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Comb decorated with a hippo

Period:
Predynastic, Late Naqada l–Naqada II
Date:
ca. 3900–3500 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Balyana
Medium:
Ivory (elephant)
Dimensions:
h. 10 x w. 5.9 x th. 1 cm (3 15/16 x 2 5/16 x 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
55.144.2
Not on view
Purchased from Mathias Komor, New York, 1955.

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