Coptic wooden comb, with two central openwork panels, showing animals.
Surface decorated with dotted circles, with thin and thick teeth at each end of the comb.
Price: € 1500,--
Size: 27 x 7 cm
Period: Egypt, ca. 5th-6th Century AD
Conditio: Very good
Provenance: German collection P.P. 1970's
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Combs were most commonly made of wood, bone, or ivory, and often incorporated intricate carvings.
The double-comb layout, with very fine teeth on one side and sparser teeth on the other, has not changed since antiquity.