Heru - comb

Heru - pettine

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Technique and Dimensions:

Wood, vegetable fibres

Location:

C.D.A. 998, Legato Cap.E.A. D'Albertis, 1932

Provenance:

Second half of 19th century

Used as an ornament by high-ranking men who styled their long hair in a knot called putiki. It could have been made of bone or wood.