Double-Sided Ivory Liturgical Comb with Scenes of Henry II and Thomas Becket

Date: ca. 1200–1210
Geography: Made in Canterbury, England (possibly)
Culture: British
Medium: Ivory
Dimensions: Overall: 3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 1/2 in. (8.6 x 8.6 x 1.2 cm)
Classification: Ivories
Credit Line: Purchase, Rogers Fund, and Schimmel Foundation Inc., Mrs. Maxime L. Hermanos, Lila Acheson Wallace, Nathaniel Spear Jr., Mrs. Katherine S. Rorimer, William Kelly Simpson, Alastair B. Martin and Anonymous Gifts, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.279

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