My Chosen Object – Afro Comb

I have chosen this Afro Comb.

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Horse – 746 – 30 BCE

Size –

16.3cm – Height

8cm – Depth

1.1cm – Width

20 Grammes

It comes from Ancient Egypt and Sudan

New Kingdom

The comb was bought to the British Museum in 1887

Horse represents –

Power of the Earth

Closeness to nature and respect for the environment

Whispers of wisdom found in spirit winds

Emblem of freedom

Honour and wealth

Inward and outward beauty.

British Museum Information – http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=172665&partId=1

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