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brush

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA36892

  • Description

    Fibre brush held together with bitumen at one end, and bound with cord.

  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 21.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    For a range of brushes from Deir el-Medina, see Les artistes de pharaon (exhibition catalogue, Paris, 2002), 201 [151]

  • Location

    On display: G61/dc3

  • Condition

    good

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1865

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA36892

  • Registration number

    1865,1202.80

  • Additional IDs

    • BS.5991.a (Birch Slip Number)

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