Object record: EA.81822
Holding institution: The British Museum
Period: 250-400 CE (Egypt - Late Antique)
Country of Origin: Nubia
A wooden comb, broken at one end. The complete end curves reaching the widest point in the middle down which runs a a solid wood strip. The comb tapers to the ends of the teeth; one edge has been cut into 24 widely-spaced teeth; on the other edge are 27 very thin closely-spaced teeth and several more broken.
Nubia, Qasr Ibrim.