Brush



Accession Number
EC157
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Maths and writing case, Writing
Object Type
Implements and utensils, Writing equipment, Brush
Material
Plant products (Reed)
Measurements
Length: 145mm | Diameter: 35mm
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian

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Description

A fibre brush, bound together with plaited fibre. The old label associated with the object states '...Dyn. XVIII or later presented by The Egyptian Exploration Society'. Similar brushes are described and illustrated in Petrie, W.M.F. 1927. 'Objects of Daily Use' p 48, pl.XLII.179-184 as brushes for white-washing, mainly from Hawara, dating to the Roman Period.

Last modified: 25 Jun 2022

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