Comb decorated with a hippo

Period: Predynastic, Late Naqada l–Naqada II
Date: ca. 3900–3500 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, el-Balyana (Balliana)
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

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