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Three Combs


Three combs from Nagada tombs,                                  

Early 1st dynasty, circa 3500 BCE

They are made of bone: broken comb surmounted by a bird, height: 10.7 cm; comb surmounted by a gazelle, height: 17 cm, and comb surmounted by two birds, height:12.8cm. Currently: Oxford, Ashmolean Museum.

  • 3500 BCE
  • African Civilisation, Carving
  • Bone
  • 300cm in Height
  • Pan African Heritage Museum

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