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Comb Fragment with a Depiction of a Horned Quadruped
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Comb Fragment with a Depiction of a Horned Quadruped


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Description This fragment of a comb has decorative projections on the top, the uppermost of which is broken off. The quick sketch of a long-horned, long-eared animal of the antelope family incised on one side is unusual.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
4th millennium BCE (Predynastic)
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.604
Measurements
H: 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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