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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.


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)

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Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

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

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The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical