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Comb top in shape of antelope

Decorative top component of a comb in the shape of an antelope; surface scratched and chipped; broken below legs; entire comb element is missing.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

11.1509

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical