There are gaps in our timeline of combs. This timeline tracks the evidence that we currently have. Explore combs from the different periods via the links embedded in the timeline.
BCE stands for ‘before common era’ this is the period before the start of the Christian calendar that we use, and so the higher the number the further back in time is.
CE stands for Common Era and is any date following the start of the Christian calendar (year O) and so is more recent in time.