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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.
- Excavated/Findspot: Qasr Ibrim, East Temple Gate storage pit
- (Africa,Egypt,Qasr Ibrim (Nubia))
- Length: 18.5 centimetres
- Width: 11.55 centimetres (max.)
good, worn by use
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA36521
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