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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Hand brush made from palm fibre looped over at the handle and tied into four bundles with four turns of palm fibre string. 3-4 strands of palm fibre string also bind the handle half way along. A two strand twisted cord of palm fibre issues from the centre of the handle and forms a loop.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 35.6 centimetres (without loop)
    • Width: 19.8 centimetres (max.)
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition


  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number


  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • QI.72.11.20/17
    • QI.72/1325
    • QI.72/596

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Object reference number: YCA36520

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