Is Egyptology your passion? This unique comb, a limited edition reproduction of an ancient Egyptian comb on display in the Mummies Gallery at the Penn Museum, is hand-carved from solid apricot wood in two sizes. What a perfect gift for that hard-to-please history buff! For the walnut wood versions of this same comb, click here.
Hand-carved by Master Sodiq of Tajikistan
Large Size (Replica of Original Egyptian Comb-64 Fine Teeth): Approx. 4 7/8" X 3 7/8"
Small Size (Slightly Smaller than Original Egyptian Comb-54 Fine Teeth): Approx. 4 1/16" x 3 9/16"
To read more about the history of the original comb and how Master Sodiq came to reproduce it today, read our blog on "What Do Egyptian Mummies Have to Do with a Modern Tajik Artist", Part 1 and Part 2.
Master Sodiq is a fifth-generation woodcarver from the ancient Silk Road city of Istaravshan, Tajikistan, which just celebrated its 2500th anniversary. His hand-carved wooden products are famed throughout Central Asia, including his combs, which have been awarded the UNESCO Seal of Excellence. For more information about Master Sodiq, click here.