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Predynastic carved ivory comb

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An image of Cosmetic equipment. Comb. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Hierakonpolis, Egypt; 234. Ivory, carved, diameter, 0.065 m. Predynastic.

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Cosmetic equipment. Comb. Production Place: Egypt. Find Spot: Hierakonpolis, Egypt; 234. Ivory, carved, diameter, 0.065 m. Predynastic.

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  • Accession Number: E.4.1898
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Photographer name: Anna Karbownik
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 605 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 122.09kB

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afro-comb Ancient Egypt antiquity carved comb cosmetic equipment cosmetica Egyptian Fitz_ANT hair comb ivory Predynastic Period

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