Hair combs


Object number: Z 13553 A-C

Description: Three wooden combs. A is carved on both sides with similar but not identical pattern. B has a similar pattern on both sides of shoulder, but less ornate on reverse. C with both sides of top decorated, the pattern on reverse consisting of a square filled with crosshatchings, surrounded by plain and crosshatched triangles.

Cultural sub-group: Ora

Town: Sabongida/Sabongidda Ora

Measurements: A: 12.8 cm long, 5.1 cm wide, 0.7 cm high; B: 25.6 cm long, 3.8 cm wide, 1 cm high; C: 18 cm long, 7.5 cm wide, 0.8 cm high