Hand Carved Ancient Egyptian Comb Reproduction-Apricot Wood

 

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. 


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