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  • Description

    Hand brush made from palm leaf strips tied together and then turned backwards over the knot. Cord presumably used to tie knot leads to exterior where it makes a number of passes around the circumference made by winding cord around the exterior and then twisting it around itself then running back around the circumference in the opposite direction. Head divided into six bundles wrapped with two or three turns of cord.


  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 18.5 centimetres
    • Width: 11.55 centimetres (max.)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    good, worn by use

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • QI.76.2.25/2
    • QI.82.3.6/8
    • QI.82/489

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Object reference number: YCA36521

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