Combs from Around the World

http://sites.cortland.edu/cph/town/student-internship-projects/hair-combs/

http://goodirsomaliexportandimport.blogspot.com/2013/01/african-afro-combs-and-african-womens.html

https://www.elegantbeard.com/product/2pcs-retro-natural-africa-black-sandalwood-combs-hairbrush-anti-static-health-massage-hair-brush-wooden-comb-peine-beard-comb/

https://mbbeard.com/2017/10/vikings-ever-shave/

https://www.culture24.org.uk/history-and-heritage/archaeology/art503346-hogback-grave-slab-and-iron-axeheads-tell-tales-of-viking-britain-at-new-danish-museum

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/viking-objects-comb-plate-runic-inscription-language    Found: A Viking Comb That Says ‘Comb’

https://abbeymuseum.com.au/viking/viking-combs-found-at-birka-sweeden/

https://gbtimes.com/the-fascinating-hair-story-of-chinese-combs

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/some-of-historys-most-beautiful-combs-were-made-for-lice-removal

“[C]ombs found in archaeological excavations are artistically superior to, and at least as effective as, the ones we use today,” wrote Mumcuoglu and Zias.

Some medieval combs depicting Biblical scenes had a “liturgical function,” meaning they were swiped around the heads of bishops, priests, and kings prior to their ceremonial duties.

Jewelry in the Americas has an ancient history. The earliest known examples of jewelry North American are four bone earrings founded at the Mead Site, near Fairbanks, Alaska that date back 12,000 years.[3] Beginning as far back as 8800 BCE, Paleo-Indians in the American Southwest drilled and shaped multicolored stones and shells into beads and pendants.[4] Olivella shell beads, dating from 6000 BCE, were found in Nevada; bone, antler, and possibly marine shell beads from 7000 BCE were found in Russell Cave in Alabama; copper jewelry was traded from Lake Superior beginning in 3000 BCE; and stone beads were carved in Poverty Point in Louisiana in 1500 BCE

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