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Hair comb


Hair comb in light brown acacia wood with fourteen pointed teeth between thicker end-pieces: Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, Sedment, Tomb 275, 18th Dynasty, c.1550-1295 BC

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Hair comb

Production information

Egypt, Northern Africa


18th Dynasty, New Kingdom, Ancient Egyptian

Style / Culture

Ancient Egyptian


Acacia wood

Collection place(s)

Sedment, Middle Egypt, Egypt, Northern Africa


  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • The Tomb

  • Egyptian Gallery, 2003 - 2008 (2003 - 2008)
    Royal Scottish Museum

  • Ancient Egypt (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

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